MATH 1001 Thinking Mathematically
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MATH 2.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Problem solving and applications of mathematical thinking in the real world and in the ideal world of mathematics. Elementary number theory and public key cryptography. Integers, rational numbers, real numbers and the sizes of various infinite sets. Additional topic chosen from: geometry, elementary topology, chaos and fractals, probability. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Core Studies 5 or 5.2 or any mathematics course numbered 3 or higher.)
Prerequisite: two years of Sequential Mathematics or the equivalent.