Title: There is Safety in Numbers
Duration: About 15 hours
Prerequisite: Currently taking or completed algebra 1
Maximum number of students: 8
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.
6) Miscellaneous other topics.