Course Description : This is the first of a two semester sequence. This first course focuses on selected topics from numeration, mathematical systems, real numbers, and number theory. Designed to develop a deep understanding of the processes of mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and communication of mathematics effectively at different levels of formality, using a variety of representations of mathematical concepts and procedures. Develop a fundamental understanding relating to algebraic thinking and reasoning. Physical materials and models will be used to explore fundamental concepts of numeration, mathematical systems, real numbers, and number theory. This course is especially appropriate for those students preparing to be elementary, early childhood, or special education teachers.
Department Description : Mathematics
MAT-014 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test