MATA02H3 The Magic of Numbers

A selection from the following topics: the number sense (neuroscience of numbers);  numerical notation in different cultures; what is a number; Zeno’s paradox; divisibility, the fascination of prime numbers; prime numbers and encryption; perspective in art and geometry; Kepler and platonic solids; golden mean, Fibonacci sequence; elementary probability.


( MATA20H3), MATA23H3, MATA30H3, MATA31H3, MATA32H3, MAT102H, MAT123H, MAT125H, MAT133Y, MAT134Y, MAT135Y, MAT137Y, MAT157Y

Breadth Requirements: 
Quantitative Reasoning