||Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 4. This course will introduce you to mathematical approaches to question asking, understanding, problem solving and presentation. Practice in these areas may include problems involving sequences, methods of counting, probability, logic, statistics, general problem solving and other topics.
- Apply mathematical reasoning to a broad range of problems.
- Interpret and state mathematical problems in a clear manner.
- Choose or create modes of representation appropriate to understanding and solving various mathematical problems.
- Produce solutions and explanations with an appropriate level of rigor and detail.
- Represent and illustrate solutions to problems in a manner that is clear to a mathematician.
- Seek connections between seemingly different mathematical problems.
- Recognize and apply a spectrum of mathematical problem-solving tools.
- Practice generalizing problems and solutions.
- Develop fluency in moving between levels of abstraction.
- Know some history of important developments in mathematics.
|MnTC goal areas:
- (2) Critical Thinking
- (4) Mathematics/Logical Reasoning
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