Division of Science






Department of Mathematics
The City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Phone: (212) 650-5346
Fax: (212) 650-6294

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.


For Fall 2021, the following sections are being offered:

LetterInstructorTime & Place
STPatrick OkpoTuTh 6:00PM-7:40PM in Online-Synchronous

Historical offerings