# Lessons

## Lesson List

- Percentage, Taxes, and Inflation
- Interest
- Consumer Loans
- Annuities
- Mortgages
- Lines, Angles, and Circles
- Polygons
- Perimeter and Area
- Volume and Surface Area
- Apportionment
- Huntington-Hill Apportionment
- Voting Methods
- Introduction to Counting Methods
- The Fundamental Counting Principle
- Permutations and Combinations
- Probability Theory
- Complements and Unions of Events
- Conditional Probability and Intersections of Events
- Organizing and Visualizing Data
- Measures of Center
- Measures of Dispersion
- The Normal Distribution

# Teaching Resources

## Schedules

- Course Schedule - 16-Week Online
- Course Schedule - 12-Week Online

## Projects

## OER Materials

- OpenStax - Contemporary Mathematics
- David Lippman - Math in Society

## Corequisite Materials

- Blackboard Assignments - Google Docs

# KCTCS Competencies

Upon completion of this course, the student can:

- Compare and contrast a variety of voting methods, including majority, plurality, runoff, Borda count, and pairwise methods.
- Determine the winner of an election from a preference schedule using the methods aforementioned.
- Solve real-world problems related to apportionment.
- Calculate interest on investments and loans and other financial tools, including amortization schedules.
- Calculate the probability of outcome of an event with and without replacement, combinations and permutations.
- Apply the Law of Large Numbers to critical thinking problems.
- Calculate and interpret basic descriptive statistical measures such as mean, median, mode, range, variance, standard deviation, and determine z-scores from a normal distribution.
- Solve problems using basic two- and three-dimensional geometry.
- Solve geometry problems using similarity, scalability, and Pythagorean Theorem.

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