Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016
SLS 217 Fundamentals of Mathematics I
(Also MTH 217 )
4 hours; 4 credits
A study of the conceptual basis of arithmetic operations on integers, decimals, and fractions designed for students seeking certification as elementary school teachers. Ideas behind familiar algorithms are explored using visual models, verbal problems, and other concrete representations. Emphasis is placed on students being able to provide verbal and written explanations for these ideas.
Prerequisites: A minimum GPA of 3.0 and MTH 123 or an appropriate score on the CUNY Mathematics Assessment Placement Test,
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