2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Algebraic Thinking

Fall quarter

Faculty: Vauhn Foster-Grahler Mathematics, Education, Anthropological Mathematics

Fields of Study: mathematics

Fall: CRN (Credit) Level 10170 (4)  Conditions Prerequisite: High school algebra (Algebra 1) or fluency with number techniques of algebra  Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

Credits: 4(F)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


Algebraic Thinking develops problem solving and critical thinking skills by using algebra to solve context-based problems. Problems are approached algebraically, graphically, numerically and verbally. Topics include linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, right-triangle trigonometry and data analysis. Collaborative learning is emphasized.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 1-3p Mon/Thu

Special Expenses: A graphing calculator is required.

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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