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Mathematics in the Modern World
What is mathematics? Where is mathematics? What role does mathematics play in your world?
Mathematics -science that deals with the logic of shape, quantity and arrangement *math is all around us, in everything we do *math is the building block for everything in our daily lives, including mobile devices, architecture (ancient and modern), art, money, engineering, and even sports
Mathematics in the Modern World -is about mathematics as a system of knowing or understanding our surroundings -deals with nature of mathematics, appreciation of its practical, intellectual, and aesthetic dimensions, and application of mathematical tools in daily life
Course Outline 1 Nature of Mathematics 1.1 Patterns and Numbers in Nature and the World 1.2 The Fibonacci Sequence 1.3 Mathematics for our World 2 Speaking Mathematically 2.1 Variables 2.2 The Language of Sets 2.3 The Language of Relations and Functions
Course Outline 3 Problem Solving 3.1 Inductive and Deductive Reasoning 3.2 Problem Solving with Patterns 3.3 Problem-Solving Strategies 4 Statistics 4.1 Measures of Central Tendency 4.2 Measures of Dispersion 4.3 Measures of Relative Position 4.4 Normal Distributions 4.5 Linear Regression and Correlation
Nature of Mathematics
Patterns and Numbers in Nature and the World PATTERNS - are regular, repeated, or recurring forms or designs *we see patterns every day *studying patterns help students in identifying relationships and finding logical connections to form generalizations and make predictions

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