MATH 7144T History of Mathematics for Childhood Teachers
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MATH 604.4.
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45 hours; 3 credits
A study of historical and cultural perspectives of mathematics. Mathematical problem solving. Origins of number systems and number theory, algebra and topics in geometry, probability, and calculus. Famous men and women in mathematics. Video and Internet resources for exploring the history of mathematics. Connections to curriculum and pedagogy. This course may not be offered toward master of arts degrees in secondary education or in middle school education.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 7141T [604.1T] or 7142T [604.2T] or their equivalents.