FOUNDATIONS OF ARITHMETIC
Prerequisite and degree relevance: Prerequisite is one of the following courses with grade of C- or better:
• M 302: Introduction to Mathematics ("Math for Liberal Arts")
• M 303D: Applicable Mathematics
• M 305G or 505G: Elementary Functions and Coordinate Geometry ("Precalculus")
• M 316: Elementary Statistical Methods
This course is required for students preparing to teach elementary school.
Course Description: An analysis, from an advanced perspective, of the concepts and algorithms of arithmetic, including sets; numbers; numeration systems; definitions, properties, and algorithms of arithmetic operations; and percents, ratios, and proportions. Problem solving is stressed.
Topics and Format: The focus is on students working on Explorations supporting learning in the following sections of the textbook.
Responsible party: Please contact Mark Daniels ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) about a detailed syllabi.