Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

Math 132: Problem Solving in Algebra, Probability and Statistics

Student Body: 

Open only to students in Education or by permission of Education Academic Services.

Background and Goals: 

This is the third of three math content courses for elementary and special education majors, focusing on probability, algebra and statistics.



Subsequent Courses: 


Course Content: 
  • Algebra, probability, and statistics for teachers of elementary school mathematics
  • Topics include proportions, relations, functions and their graphs, equally likely outcomes, expected value, and representation of data.
  • The emphasis is on problem solving, modeling, and analysis of solution strategies.
3 (r)
Math 130 and 131 (or exemption from Math 130/131); may be taken concurrently with Math 131 by permission from course coordinator.

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, Wi  53706

(608) 263-3054

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