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Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: MTH                                     Course Number: 115                                    
Course Title: Nature of Mathematics I
Subject: Mathematics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 4.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to provide the students in the liberal arts with an introduction to some of the major concepts of modern mathematics Topics include why and how numbers were invented, history of mathematics; set theory and Venn diagrams, comparative study of algebra of sets and algebra of numbers, applications to logic circuits; selected topics from number theory; counting and elementary probability; compound interest, discrete and continuous.

  
General Education:
     
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Required: Mathematics

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  
Comments:
     
  • 3 with 1 Conference Hour Calculators and computers will be used to do experiments and illustrate mathematical concepts. Writing assignments will be given culminating in a term paper.

  
Start Date:    04/30/2013                         End Date: