Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mathematics and Life IMT 513 0 3 + 0 3 8
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
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Course Assistants Res.Assist.Mithat TAKUNYACI
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Course Objective To make mathematics more pleasurable by showing its colored and amusing parts in daily living, in other words show its unbeknown parts to students
Course Content Secret world of Triangles, Numbers and Models, Mathematics as a Science, Mathematics Games, Intuition and Imagination, Similarity and Analogy, Certainty, Proof and Illumination, Mathematics in Science: Searching Reality, Being pleasure from Mathematics.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Interpret the triangles and their properties and apply in daily living. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Relate numbers and models with each other. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Express mathematical games and problems which required intuition and imagination and establish new games and problems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Apply numbers, modular arithmetic, golden ratio in daily living. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Explain popular mathematical problems as hailstone , four-colour , Fermat´s Last Theorem , squared squares which are not stil solved or not solved until quite recently. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Explain related some subjects as purported theoric in mathematics which used in different application fields. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Secret world of triangles
2 Numbers and models
3 Mathematics as a science
4 Mathematical games
5 Create new mathematical games
6 Intuition and imagination
7 Similarity and analogy
8 Certainty, proof and illumination
9 Mid Term Exam
10 Mathematics in science: searching reality
11 Being pleasure from mathematics
12 Being pleasure from mathematics
13 A miniature world and a long journey
14 A mathematical adventure
Course Notes
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 5 80
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 2 3 6
Assignment 1 3 3
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 8