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Ms. Desir
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2013 Fall – MAT 2070 Proofs and Logic – Reitz

2013 Fall – MAT 2070 Proofs and Logic – Reitz

This course is designed to prepare students for an advanced mathematics curriculum by providing a transition from Calculus to abstract mathematics. The course focuses on the processes of mathematical reasoning, argument, and discovery. Topics include propositional and first order logic, learning proofs through puzzles and games, axiomatic approach to group theory, number theory, and set theory, abstract properties of relations and functions, elementary graph theory, sets of different cardinalities, and the construction and properties of real numbers. Avatar and site header created using tagxedo.com.

MAT2572 Probability w/ Statistics, FA2016

MAT2572 Probability w/ Statistics, FA2016

Topics for the course include sample spaces and probabilities, discrete distributions (Binomial, Negative Binomial, Geometric, Hypergeometric, Poisson, and Gamma), continuous distributions (Uniform, Normal, Chi-squared), expectation and variance, hypothesis testing, interval estimation and confidence intervals. There will be extensive use of MS Excel and R, a statistical software program. At the end of the course, students should be able make meaningful connections between statistics and other areas of study, including and social sciences.

MAT 2580 Intro to Linear Algebra – Spring 2013 – Ganguli

MAT 2580 Intro to Linear Algebra – Spring 2013 – Ganguli

An introductory course in Linear Algebra. Topics include vectors, vector spaces, systems of linear equations, linear transformations, properties of matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors.

Foundations of Mathematics Education

Foundations of Mathematics Education

This course examines the historical, philosophical, and sociological foundations underlying the development of American educational institutions. The role of the schools, the aims of education, diverse learners, the mathematics curriculum in New York State, legal principles that affect education, and the role of state, local, and federal agencies will be emphasized.

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Music Club

Music Club

Music Club formed to promote musicality among students in City Tech. The club consists of students who enjoy and play music. Vocalists and Instrumentalists alike.