# Qrb 501

Topics: Time value of money, Regression analysis, Time series Pages: 16 (2867 words) Published: June 18, 2013
|[pic] |Course Syllabus | | |School of Business | | |QRB/501 Version 3 | | |Quantitative Reasoning for Business |

Course Description

This course applies quantitative reasoning skills to business problems. Students learn to analyze data using a variety of analytical tools and techniques. Other topics include formulas, visual representation of quantities, time value of money, and measures of uncertainty.

Policies

Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Lial, M., Hestwood, D., Hornsby, J., & McGinnis, T. (2010). Quantitative reasoning for business (custome e-text). Boston, MA: Pearson/Addison-Wesley.

Sevilla, A., & Somers, K. (2007). Quantitative reasoning: Tools for today’s informed citizen (1st ed.). Emeryville, CA: Key College Publishing.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

|Week One: Working With Numbers and Formulas | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Write mathematical expressions and equations for word problems. | | | | |Apply the rules for order of operations, including exponents, in solving problems. | | | | |Identify dependent and independent variables and their relationships. | | | |Readings |Read Ch. 1–3 of Quantitative Reasoning for Business. | | | | |Review University of Phoenix Material: MyMathLab® Frequently Asked Questions for Students. | | | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. |5/23/13 |3 | |Nongraded Activities and |Complete the orientation in MyMathLab®. | | | |Preparation | | | | |Individual |Resources: MyMathLab® |5/23/13 |3 | |Week One Practice Problems |Complete the Week One Practice Problems in MyMathLab®. | | | |Individual |Resources:...