UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

MATH3305 - Foundations of Measurement and Informal Geometry

MATH 3305 Foundations of Measurement and Informal Geometry (3 semester hours) An analysis, from an advanced perspective, of the basic concepts and methods of geometry and measurement. Topics include visualization, geometric figures and their properties; transformations and symmetry; congruence and similarity; coordinate systems; measurement (especially length, area, and volume); and geometry as an axiomatic system. Emphasis on problem solving and logical reasoning. Cannot be used to satisfy: [1] undergraduate mathematics core requirement, [2] degree requirements by students in Mathematics, [3] electives, or [4] certification requirements in 8-12 mathematics. Prerequisites: (MATH 2312 and MATH 3301) or equivalent. (3-0) Y