Mathematics Department - Math 106 - Special Topics in Mathematics: Mathematics of Money

Math 106 - Special Topics in Mathematics: Mathematics of Money

General Information (Catalog listing)

01:640:106. Selected Topics in Mathematics: The Mathematics of Money Prerequisite:01:640:025. Introduction to the uses of college level mathematics in personal finance applications, including mortgages, student loans, and leasing. Some related non-financial applications. May not be used as an elective for the math major or minor. Not intended for students majoring in business, economics, or STEM fields. Rutgers Business School will not give its students credit for taking this course.

Current Semester: Fall 2016 —Mathematics of Money

Course description:
The subject matter of Math 106 is more focused than that of Math 103, and is highly applicable. Topics include simple interest, simple discount, compound interest, annuities, investments, retirement plans, mortgages, student loans, leasing, and insurance. The emphasis is on problem solving, with some derivation of formulas. Some biological applications and analogies are considered throughout the course.
Math 106 is designed so that reinforcement of basic skills is integrated into the learning of the subject matter.

Math 106 has the same prerequisite as Math 103, satisfies the same graduation requirements, and is intended for the same liberal arts audience.

SAS Core Curriculum Learning Goals

Math 106 fulfills both the Quantitative Information (QQ) and Mathematical or Formal Reasoning (QR) learning goals of the SAS Core Curriculum:
QQ: Formulate, evaluate, and communicate conclusions and inferences from quantitative information.
QR: Apply effective and efficient mathematical or other formal processes to reason and to solve problems.

Schedule Archives

Spring 2017 Schedule

InstructorType Index Section Day(s)/
Time Room
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Forgoston, Sacha L 16161 01 MTh2 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM BE-252 LIV
Forgoston, Sacha L 16162 02 MTh3 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM BE-252 LIV
Arias, Cecilia L 16163 08 MW5 2:50 PM - 4:10 PM SC-106 CAC
Ullman, Peter L 14162 09 MW6 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM TIL-105 LIV
Ullman, Peter L 10748 10 MW7 6:40 PM - 8:00 PM TIL-105 LIV
Kerrigan, John L 10606 11 TTh7 6:10 PM - 7:30 PM SC-205 CAC
Mulvey, Sally L 13870 12 TTh8 7:40 PM - 9:00 PM MU-111 CAC

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