There is Safety in Numbers

About 15 hours

Prerequisite: Currently taking or completed algebra 1.

Maximum number of students: 7

A set of mathematics topics beyond the scope of standard school mathematics.

1) An extensive exploration of prime numbers including the answer to the following question:
    "Is the number of primes finite or infinite?"
    (We will answer the question and prove that our answer is correct.)

2) The rational, real and complex numbers. Proof that radical 2 is irrational.
3) The structure of mathematics (not just how to do mathematics). Groups, Rings and Fields.
4) Infinity.
5) Functions.
6) Miscellaneous other topics.