LSP 120 - Quanatitative Reasoning Proficiency Exam

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Özlem Elgün
oelgun@depaul.edu

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Proficiency exams will only be offered Monday through Friday 9 am through 5 pm CST, subject to the availability of time slots.

To schedule a Proficiency Exam for LSP 120 contact: Özlem Elgün at oelgun@depaul.edu

Introduction

The purpose of the MTL courses at DePaul University is to help students to become confident and critical users of quantitative information. These courses address the growing need for quantitative and computer literacy in the face of an enormous expansion in the use of quantitative methods and information in the social and physical sciences as well as daily life.

Testing Out of LSP 120

If you feel you already know the material in LSP 120, it is possible to take a proficiency exam to test out of this course. The testing guidelines are as follows:

Guide for LSP 120

As part of LSP 120, you are expected to be proficient in the following math concepts and Excel skills. To assist you in your review, we have attached notes and practice questions along with the percentage of problems covering that topic on the exam.


Topic
Notes
Practice
Absolute and Relative Quantities
& Basic Excel Skills (42%)
Creating Effective Graphs (7%)
Linear Modeling - Trendlines (17%)
Exponential Modeling (12%)
Savings Accounts (Compound Interest)
& APY (10%)
CPI (12%)