Liberal Arts > Mathematics

## General Information

• Name: Statistical & Geometrical Concepts for Elementary School Teachers
• Division: Liberal Arts
• Discipline: Mathematics
• Units (Credits): 3.00

## I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: MATH120 or consent of instructor

Presents elementary problem solving with emphasis on patterns and geometric relationships. Designed for students seeking a teaching certificate in elementary education.

### II: Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, successful students should be able to do the following:

• Compute probability, odds and expected value.
• Apply permutations and combinations to probability problems.
• Compute mean, median, mode, range and standard deviation for a data set.
• Construct and interpret bar graphs, circle graphs and line graphs.
• Identify and solve problems involving polygons, circles and angles.
• Recognize similar and congruent triangles.
• Find area, volume and surface area.
• Perform rotations, translations and dilations on figures in the plane.
• Solve basic triangle problems involving trigonometry.
• Solve systems of linear equations.
• Create tessellations of the plane.

Math 123 transfers to UNR, UNLV and most other two and four-year institutions, and addresses the following student learning objectives:

#### B.A. in Elementary Education Degree at Nevada State College:

Ensures that successful students are able to learn and demonstrate basic skills in:

• Having adequate knowledge of related content and pedagogy.
• Possessing an awareness of the educational needs of their students.
• Selecting and achieving instructional goals.
• Making efficient use of available resources.
• Designing and implementing a coherent plan of instruction.
• Being able to clearly and accurately communicate with their students.
• Using effective questioning and discussion techniques in order to provide useful feedback to their students.

#### B.S. in Elementary Education Degree at the University of Nevada Reno:

Ensures that successful students are able to learn and demonstrate basic skills in:

• Displaying an appropriate level of knowledge of related subject matters.
• Planning effective methods of instruction for their students.
• Exhibit a proficient understanding of their discipline.

### Fall 2019

There are currently no MATH-123 classes scheduled for this term.