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MTH - Math

MTH 250


(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisite is MTH 174 or division approval. Presents topics in Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries chosen to prepare individuals for teaching geometry at the high school level. Studies Euclid's geometry and its limitations, axiomatic systems, techniques of proof, and Hilbert's geometry, including the parallel postulates for Euclidean, hyperbolic, and elliptic geometries. Lecture 3 hours per week.