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EDUC 2290 Number Theory for Teachers (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course is intended to focus on the wealth of topics that relate specifically to the natural numbers. These will be treated as motivational problems to be used in an activity-oriented approach to mathematics in grades K-9. The course will demonstrate effective ways to use the calculator and computer in mathematics education. Topics include prime number facts and conjectures, magic squares, Pascal's triangle, Fibonacci numbers, modular arithmetic, and mathematical art.

Schedule: Biennially


Prerequisites: MATH1190-1191

Cross listed with: MATH2290


Last Updated: 25-Feb-14