SPRING 2012 – JULIANO
FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS II
Concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties
of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.
This course is a required part of the approved field of study curriculum for middle grades (4–8) teacher certification
and is also appropriate for early childhood (EC–4) education majors.
Wed 2-4pm (in C-220);
All others by app’t only
(please put my name on all faxes)
In case of emergencies, contact the Office of Academic Affairs:
LA-238 (in the library)
Course Credit Hours
Placement in MATH 1314, MATH 1414, or MATH 1350, or higher
MATH 1314, MATH 1414, or MATH 1350
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the students should be able to do the following:
Recognize, name, and compare two-and three-dimensional shapes.
Explore congruent and similar objects through geometric constructions.
Graph and solve linear equations and systems of linear equations.
Measure attributes of two-and three-dimensional objects in the English and metric systems.
Use transformations of the plane to illustrate symmetries, size transformations, and tessellations.
Use probabilities, simulations, and counting techniques to solve problems and analyze games.
Select and use appropriate statistical methods to analyze data and reason statistically.
For specific course content, please go to:
A textbook is required.
Students may choose to purchase either a hard-copy of the textbook
A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics For Elementary School Teachers
Libeskind & Lott,
You may purchase the eBook via MyMathLab (The Course ID is on my website)
(An access code can be purchased in the
bookstore or at
Note Packets, Classroom Connections, Review Sheets, Reports, Projects, and other pertinent course materials will be
available on my website.
It is your responsibility to print them.
Students have 300 pages of free printing each semester.
A scientific calculator;
Please use smooth-edged paper and pencil.