MATH 0153 - Foundations: Number Systems

Credits: 3

An introductory course on number systems. Topics will include: the development and properties of various number systems (such as integers, rational, real, and complex numbers); and operations and different representations in these number systems (such as those in bases other than 10). Students will develop a conceptual understanding of the course material in a learning environment that models the pedagogical foundations of the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Mathematics and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards.

Prerequisites: High School Algebra II.

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