John Sperling School of Business
QRB/501 Version 3
Quantitative Reasoning for Business
Course Start Date: 10/16/2012
Course End Date: 11/26/2012
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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, the time value of money, and measures of uncertainty.
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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.
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Topics, Objectives, Due Dates and Point Values for Course Assignments
Week One: Working With Numbers and...