Frequency:

Spring

Background and Goals:

This course explores the roles of conjecture, generalization, and proof in effective teaching of mathematics. Students explore mathematical reasoning as an iterative process of conjecturing, generalizing and investigating. Topics are drawn from counting, probability, statistics, arithmetic, algebra, and geometry.

Alternatives:

N/A

Subsequent Courses:

none

credits:

3. Does not count toward degree requirements in L&S. (r)

semester:

Spring

prereqs:

Math 136 (or exemption from Math 136) or consent of course coordinator