The Quantitative Reasoning Initiative Continues at Hostos!

Quantitative Reasoning (QR) is the application of mathematical logic to real world scenarios.  Also called numeracy, and considered a sister skill to literacy, QR entails the reading and interpreting of, as well as reasoning with, numerical facts and figures.  Leaders in academe and industry, alike, attest QR skills are critical for marketplace success today, and indeed for an informed and engaged citizenry in the digital age.

QR Activity for the Teaching Day

This QR interactive exercise intended to emphasize the importance of a classroom instruction and the role of a teacher for a successful learning. Students were advised to attend and be engaged in classes in order to achieve high academic grades.


QR Exercises for HostosReads: How To Think

Traditionally, a QR fellow creates quantitative exercises for HostosReads. The winner book of 2018-2019 academic year is How to Think A Survival Guide for a World at Odds by Alan Jacobs.

Professors are welcome to use the attached quantitative exercises in the classroom.


Quantitative Reasoning: The Next 'Across the Curriculum' Movement
Quantitative Reasoning: An Overview
The Numeracy Infusion Course for Higher Education


Dental Health in Children

Dosage Chart

Radiation Intensity

The Radiation of the Sun

Earnings by Gender

Earnings by Education and Gender

Black Population

Poverty in Latin America and Caribbean

Planning Costs in Arts

Video Recording and Storage

Facebook and Popularity


For solutions, please, contact to CTL:

Phone: 718-518-6804
Room: B-418

Professor Cummings-Clay
Professor Sandy Figueroa
Professor Karen Steinmayer

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