STA201H1: Why Numbers Matter

Hours: 
36L

This course teaches non-science students the importance of quantitative reasoning to many different areas. It explores a variety of applications to such diverse subjects as economics, gambling, politics, poetry, graphics, music, medicine, demographics, sports, secret codes, and more, using only basic high school level mathematics combined with logical thinking.

Exclusion: 

MAT133Y1/​MAT135H1/​MAT136H1/​MAT137Y1/​MAT157Y1/​(MATA32H3, MATA33H3)/(MATA30H3, MATA36H3)/(MATA31H3, MATA37H3)/MAT133Y5/MAT135Y5/MAT137Y5/MAT157Y5. This course is not open to first-year students, nor to students enrolled in any science Major or Specialist program.

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)