MAT 1410 Numerical Concepts for Teachers
Introduction to the basic mathematical concepts of arithmetic and problem solving as appropriate for early- and middle-childhood teachers. An inquiry- and activity-based approach is used to explore problem solving, sets, functions, numeration systems, whole numbers, basic number theory, integers, rational numbers and real numbers.
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: MAT 0200
- Explain the definition of a function numerically, algebraically, graphically, and verbally; the methods for performing arithmetic operations with whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals; the significance of prime numbers for factoring and the reasonableness of a solution to a problem.
- Compare and contrast various numeration systems.
- Solve application problems involving ratios, proportions, percents and linear relationships and interpret the solutions.
- Perform operations with whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals by using the order of operations, the field properties, mental computation strategies and estimation methods; perform arithmetic operations in various numeration systems.
Credit Hours: 4
Classroom Hours: 4