MATH 487 - Number Theory and Algebra for Secondary Teachers
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Mathematics (MATH)
Department: LSA Mathematics
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Enforced Prerequisites:
Math 486 or the prerequisites to 486 (One of MATH 215, 255, or 285 completed with a minimum grade of C- or better, AND MATH 217 completed with a minimum grade of C- or better OR permission of instructor).
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course is a companion course of Math 486. It has two mutually supportive aims: To cultivate what can be called "connected mathematical thinking", largely through ambitious problem solving activities, and to provide a rigorous and coherent treatment of some of the foundational domains of the school mathematics curriculum. The ethos of the course is the making of mathematical connections between topics or concepts that are often not made explicit, by working on problems whose solution draws upon resources from different domains of mathematics, and by identifying and making use of common mathematical structure underlying different mathematical situations.

For more information on this course, please visit the Department of Mathematics webpage

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MATH 487 - Number Theory and Algebra for Secondary Teachers
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001 (LEC)
MW 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Note: Registration for this course is by Waitlist Only. Please add yourself to the waitlist. This course is intended for students from the School of Education and for those in the Secondary Mathematics Teaching Certificate Concentration. All others should contact the instructor for permission to register.
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