Math 18500: Basic Ideas in Mathematics
Supervisor: Thea Pignataro
Problem solving, sets, operations with sets, functions, numerical systems with different bases, topics in number theory, probability and geometry. Includes writing exercises and collaborative work. This course is for potential education majors only. Prereq.: C or better in Math 18000 or placement by the department.4 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
The above description is what appears in the college bulletin, however the material on problem solving, sets, operations with sets, numerical systems with different bases, and topics in number theory is now covered in Math 18000, while this course includes statistics and more advanced algebra, along with functions, probability and geometry.