MATH 7277T History of Mathematics for Middle School Teachers
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MATH 606.5.
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45 hours; 3 credits
This course examines topics in middle school mathematics from a historical and cultural perspective. Topics include the development of different systems of numeration and computation; number theory; the development of problem-solving methods and algebra; geometry; probability; contributions of non-European cultures; and other topics as time permits. (May not be taken after Mathematics 7541X [741X].)
Prerequisite: Mathematics 7274T [606.2T] or Mathematics 7275T [606.3T] or permission of the deputy chairperson.