# Ma 220: Mathematical Problem Solving

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Discussion of quantitative problem-solving techniques through a variety of mathematical methods such as optimization, introductory statistics, financial mathematics, and introductory calculus. Not applicable to an Actuarial Science major, a Mathematics major or minor, or a Mathematics Education major. Prerequisite(s): Ma ACT 20+, SAT 550+, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plcmt. 3 Credits.

### Fall 2019 Course Information

- Instructor: David Brown
- Course Syllabus

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### Excel Resources

Curve Fitting (aka Data Modeling, aka Trendlines) with Excel: Microsoft Office Support

Adding an equation in Word: Microsoft Office Support

Solving Systems of Linear Equations in Excel

Graphing Feasible Sets in Excel

Solving Graphically - Example

### Additional Resources

Benford's Law: math and accounting and examples