MATH-1110 (3) The Spirit and Uses of Mathematics 1

For prospective elementary teachers. Includes a study of problem-solving techniques in mathematics, the uses and role of mathematics in our society, and the structure of our familiar number systems. Additional topics are chosen from number theory, ancient numeration systems, computer sciences, modern geometry and algebra and elementary logic. Prereq., one year of high school algebra and one year of plane geometry. The combination MATH 1110 and 1120 is approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: quantitative reasoning and mathematical skills.