|MATH2623||Introduction to Mathematical Thinking||3 ch (3C)|
An introduction to mathematical thinking. Content varies, and is focused on presenting mathematics as a living, creative discipline. A sample of topics: patterns and symmetry, tiling, non-Euclidean geometry, chaos and fractals, planetary motion, binary numerals, prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers, voting systems, the calendar. Not available for credit to students with a Major in Mathematics/Statistics.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of at least one year of a university program.