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Some familiarity with algebraic expressions and function basics at the high school level.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Model data with both single and multivariable functions

  • Visualize and analyze data using different technologies.

  • Understand properties of different types of functions to apply them accordingly to model different situations.

  • Perform vector operations, such as addition, scalar multiplication, dot product, and cross product, to analyze geometry in space.

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Beginner Level

Some familiarity with algebraic expressions and function basics at the high school level.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Johns Hopkins University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Module 1: Linear Modeling

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Linear Modeling21m
Scatterplots in Excel and Desmos18m
1 reading
Sample Problems: Linear Modeling30m
1 practice exercise
Linear Modeling30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Exponential Modeling

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Modeling with Data: Population Growth17m
1 reading
Sample Problems: Exponential Modeling30m
1 practice exercise
Exponential Modeling30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Modeling with Other Functions

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Modeling with Cyclic Data14m
1 reading
Sample Problems: Modeling with Other Functions30m
1 practice exercise
Modeling with Other Functions30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4: Dimensional Analysis

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Dimensional Analysis Example - Trinity Test20m
2 readings
Rules for Dimensional Arithmetic30m
Sample Problems: Dimensional Analysis30m
2 practice exercises
Dimensional Analysis30m
Modules 1-4 Test - Mathematical Modeling30m

About the Precalculus through Data and Modelling Specialization

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