Math 170 Information

Instructor: Rachel Pries
Class: Mon-Thur 4:20-5:55, DRL 4E9, 1st Summer Session, 1998
Office Hours: M-Th 3-4 or by appointment
Office Phone: 898-6218

Course Description: Math 170-Ideas in Math is an introduction to the beautiful and accessible area of Number Theory. We will investigate questions and discover patterns about integers which have fascinated people for centuries. The only prerequisites are curiosity and dedication.

Course Philosophy: The goal for this course is for everyone to learn by being actively involved and by exploring material through experimentation. Everyone who works hard will succeed in grasping the ideas and solving problems. In order to do this in 6 weeks, you must make spend a lot of time trying homework problems and preparing for class

Course Grade:
30% Homework
20% Class Participation
20% Written Projects
30% Quizzes

In order to pass you must pass every part of the class.
You can miss no more than 2 days in order to pass.
More information is on the syllabus
Please come see me if you have any questions.
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