# Quantitative Analysis I: Certificate Course

## Welcome to Quantitative Analysis 1

The Quantitative Analysis I course is a course designed to introduce students to basic and some intermediate concepts of number sense and quantitative analysis. The course is also designed to help students conceptualize abstract quantitative concepts as they relate to real-world problems and everyday life. The course provides extensive examples and practice to help students explain and apply the concepts. It also covers basic number sense, algebraic concepts, Geometry and visual modeling, and probability.

This course contains 10 modules, each with multiple lessons that support varied approaches to help a student learn and engage with the topic, including readings, video, and a knowledge-check quiz.

To earn a Certificate of Completion for this course, you must complete all of the content in the course lessons, as well as earn a passing grade of at least 80% on each of the 10 module quizzes.

### Before you start the course

- Review the Course Learning Outcomes, located in the the tab above
- Download and review the Course Requirements Document, located in the Documents tab above.
- Review the Technology Requirements, located in the Technology tab above.

### To complete this course and receive a Certificate of Completion

- Study all of the lessons within each module and complete the Check Your Knowledge activity at the bottom of each Lesson to receive participation credit.
- Complete each module quiz with at minimum grade of 80%.

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### Ready to learn more about Quantitative Analysis 1?

To enroll in this course, click “Take this Course” below, or click on the Modules below to get started.

**This course focuses on the following learning outcomes. By the end of the course you will be able to:**

- Perform basic mental calculations including estimation, multiplication, division, adding, subtracting, rounding, and factors.
- Analyze, calculate, and convert basic fraction equations including proper, mixed, improper, equivalent, common and uncommon denominators.
- Identify, analyze and evaluate problems with decimals, ratios and proportions, and rational proportions.
- Analyze and evaluate algebraic equations, including basic equations and inequalities.
- Analyze and evaluate functions, systems of equations, exponential and logarithmic graphics.
- Identify and analyze elements of a coordinate plane as it relates to linear equations and functions.
- Analyze and evaluate basic geometric shapes and equations.
- Analyze data, identify the correct graphic representation, and evaluate graphs to solve problems.
- Analyze data and calculate descriptive statistics.
- Analyze and evaluate data to determine basic statistics such as measures of spread, normal distribution, z-scores, confidence intervals, correlation and regression.
- Analyze and calculate basic probability such as permutations, combinations, events, and simple probability.
- Analyze and calculate probability such as two events, AND probability, OR probability, and conditional probability.

**PC Requirements**

Hardware

- Intel Core 2 Duo (or AMD 64×2 Dual-Core) processor
- 1 GB RAM
- 80 GB hard drive
- 1024×768 resolution monitor
- Soundcard with microphone and speakers
- Built-in or external webcam
- Broadband internet connection
- Browser with pop-up blocker disabled

Software

- Windows 7 or above

**Macintosh Requirements**

Hardware

- Intel Core 2 Duo (or AMD 64×2 Dual-Core) processor
- 1 GB RAM
- 80 GB hard drive
- 1024×768 resolution monitor
- Soundcard with microphone and speakers
- Built-in or external webcam
- Broadband internet connection
- Browser with pop-up blocker disabled

Software

- Mac OS 10.6 “Snow Leopard” or above

**Tablet or Smartphone**

Hardware

- 2 GHz process or faster
- 1 GB RAM or greater
- 80 GB hard drive
- Microphone and speakers
- Wireless internet connection

This course contains 10 modules, each with multiple lessons that support varied approaches to help a student learn and engage with the topic, including readings, video, and a knowledge-check quiz.

To earn a Certificate of Completion for this course, you must complete all of the content in the course lessons, as well as earn a passing grade of at least 80% on each of the 13 module quizzes. You can take the module quiz as many times as you would like. Your highest grade will be counted toward completion.

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