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MATH 123 - Math for Elementary School Teachers

3 credits

Designed for students in the Childhood Education curriculum, this course investigates the practical context of the mathematics taught in elementary school and the reasoning behind its skills and methods. Topics include numbers and numeration, place value, arithmetic operations and algorithms, estimation, prime numbers and factoring, and may also include fractions, decimals, proportional thinking and negative numbers. Emphasis is on problem-solving and communication in mathematics.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of MATH 93 - Beginning Algebra  or MATH 94 - Foundations of Mathematical Reasoning ; or Course Placement; or SAT Math ≥ 530; or ACT Math ≥ 22; or NYS Regents (Algebra 1, Algebra 2, OR Geometry) score ≥ 80