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MATH 632. Geometry from a Teaching and Problem Solving Perspective. 6 Units.

Prerequisites: MATH 329 and admission to the MAT in Mathematics program, or consent of instructor
The transition from geometry as an empirical study first to local proofs and then to axiomatic systems. Comparisons of traditional approaches to geometric proof with those of analytic geometry. Focus on construction to illustrate and motivate teaching strategies and curriculum issues. Students will adapt methods from this course to a teaching setting and report on this experience.