Arithmetic and Problem Solving

Credit Hours: 
3

Topics in mathematics designed for future elementary school teachers. Problem solving. Number systems: whole numbers, integers, rational numbers (fractions) and real numbers (decimals), and the relationships between these systems. Understanding multiplication and division, including why standard computational algorithms work. Properties of arithmetic. Applications of elementary mathematics.

Duplicate Credit: 
Not open to students with credit in MATH 1700 or MATH 5020/7020