MATH 1190: Fundamental Concepts and Practices of Mathematics

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

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This course is designed for prospective and current elementary school teachers. It is intended to develop an understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts such as numeration systems, arithmetic operations, elementary geometry, elementary probability, and elementary statistical measures and displays. It is also intended to develop a facility with fundamental mathematical practices such as problem solving, using representations such as graphs and algebraic symbols, identifying patterns, abstracting from context, and projecting mathematical ideas onto particular situations.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C" grade in Precalculus 11 or Foundations of Mathematics 12; or a minimum "C-" grade in Precalculus 12; or an "S" grade in MATH 1101; or permission of the department based on the MDT process (MDT 058). Prerequisites are valid for only three years.

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