Algebraic Thinking


Fall 2013 quarter

Taught by

mathematics, education, anthropological mathematics


Two-years of high school math or the equivalent.  Fluency with algebraic procedures.
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.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day

Advertised schedule: 1-3p Tue/Thu


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Special Expenses

A graphing calculator is required


Date Revision
March 15th, 2013 Changed schedule from Monday/Thursday to Tuesday/Thursday.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 24


Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 10006

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