Topics in Contemporary Mathematics
Topics in Contemporary Mathematics MA 103
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MA 103 TEST 3 REVIEW Ch 9 l Fibonacci numbers a Use the recursive rule to nd Fibonacci numbers b Fibonacci rectangles and triangles 2 Golden Ratio a Golden rectangles and triangles b The exact expression and decimal approximation of the golden ratio c The quadratic equation that is solved by the golden ratio 3 Gnomons a Understand the concept of similarity to nd gnomons to squares rectangles circles and triangles b Use similarity and gnomons to nd missing dimensions of a gure c Use similarity and gnomons to nd the area and perimeter of triangles rectangles and circles Ch 10 1 Linear Growth a Explicit and Recursive expressions of linear growthdecay b Given a word problem obtain the explicit linear growth formula and graph several points c Use the arithmetic sum formula to solve a word problem 2 Markup and markdown problems 3 Exponential Growth a Explicit and Recursive expressions of exponential growthdecay b Given a word problem obtain the explicit exponential growth formula and graph several points c Find the account balance at the end of the year or the missing interest rate when the interest compounds yearly or monthly also when rates or amounts change 3 Logistical Growth a Terminology 7 carrying capacity b Identify a graph that exhibits logistical growth and describe behavior MA 103 TEST 2 REVIEW Ch 15 1 Writing out sample spaces and events 2 Counting the number of outcomes in the sample space a Multiplication rule b Permutations order matters c Combinations order doesn t matter d Using several methods to solve a problem e Grouping 3 Probability a Probability rules b Finding the probability of an event by assuming equal probability for random events or by given probabilities i Counting the number of outcomes in an event by same methods listed above Ch 13 l Populations and Samples a Terminology 7 selection bias response bias random and strati ed sampling parameters statistic sampling error b Describe populations and samples c Calculate statistics and parameters based on sample or population M 1 Graphs and Tables a Frequency table b Bar graphs c Pie Chart 2 Numerical Summaries of Data a Given data and frequency tables calculate mean percentiles includes median standard deviation range