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MATH 190 - Principles of Mathematics for Teachers
Students planning a career in elementary school teaching will study the theory and application of arithmetic, geometry and data analysis (statistics) in the elementary school mathematics curriculum.

 

Credits: 4

 

Hours: 60 (Lecture Hours: 4)

 

Total Weeks: 15

 

Prerequisites:
One of Principles of Mathematics 11, Pre-Calculus 11, Foundations of Mathematics 11, or Math 040

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-Requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
- Mathematical Reasoning
- Sets and Functions
- Whole Numbers
- Number Theory
- Integers
- Rational Numbers as Fractions
- Decimals, Percents and Real Numbers
- Introductory Geometry
- Congruence, Symmetry and Similarity
- Measurement
- Algebra and Graphing
- Statistics

 

Learning Outcomes:
A student who successfully completes the course will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Develop a mathematical background of whole numbers, rational and real numbers, geometry and statistics
- Provide clear, concise explanations of concepts encountered in number systems, plane and solid geometry, coordinate geometry and statistics.

- Approach problem solving with confidence and to foster the same confidence i their future students.

 

Grading System: Letters

 

Passing Grade: D (50%)

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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