UVU Math 2020 Objectives
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I Course Objectives
- Convert measurements within a system of measurement and from one system of measurement
- Find the perimeter and area of plane figures.
- Identify basic geometric figures and solids and their properties.
- Solve triangle problems involving the concepts of congruence and similarity.
- Do elementary geometric constructions using a variety of tools. Solve applied right
triangle problems using the Pythagorean Theorem. Graph a linear equation in the Cartesian
- Solve applied problems involving probability, permutations and combinations, and mathematical
expectation. Summarize data in frequency distributions and stem-and-leaf plots. Find
measures of central tendency such as the mean, median, and mode. Find measures of
dispersion such as the range and standard deviation.
- Identify symmetries of plane figures. Draw and analyze tessellations based on various
- Find the surface area and volume of solids.
- Perform basic isometries of the plane.
The second semester of the mathematics course for elementary teachers; includes topics
on probability, statistics, geometry and measurement.
Sample 2020 Syllabus (PDF format, word format)
Sample 2020 Homework Set (PDF format, word format)
Course Coordinator for Faculty Resources
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