BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Applied Math

Part 1

MATH 047

Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Michael R Brunson MEd
Credits: 0.50

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This course includes learning to use mathematics to solve problems on the job; learning to use a calculator; estimating; measuring; using graphs, charts, and tables; and working with data, lines, and angles. This course features a math lab, where extra practice and instruction are given in an interactive lab setting. This is the first course in a two-part Applied Math series (MATH 047 and MATH 049).

Course Content:

1. Getting to Know Your Calculator
2. Naming Numbers in Different Ways
3. Learning Problem-solving Techniques
4. Estimating Answers
5. Midcourse Assessment
6. Measuring with English and Metric Units
7. Using Charts, Graphs, and Tables
8. Dealing with Data
9. Working with Lines and Angles

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


Students must have access to a scientific calculator with fraction capability, a protractor, ruler, and compass.
Required Materials Cost
   Math 047 - Interactive Math Lab CD     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition