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MAT31T/31X/32T/34T/40X: Transition 3 Mathematics

This option provides a two- or three-term transition for students with three full years of high school mathematics. MAT31T and MAT34T are primarily for entering uppers.

This option provides a two- or three-term transition for students with three full years of high school mathematics. MAT31T and MAT34T are primarily for entering uppers. MAT31T/32T provides a two-term transition into our 300-level courses (advanced integrated mathematics) in the fall and winter, respectively, and normally promotes to MAT330 in the spring. MAT34T/41T provides a two-term transition as a bridge between our 300- and 400-level courses (calculus) in the fall and winter, respectively, and normally promotes to MAT420 in the spring. MAT31X/40X/41X, a three-term, highly accelerated course, covers a vast breadth of precalculus topics and ends with an introduction to differential calculus. The pace is demanding and the problems that students will encounter are challenging. For students who have completed a study of precalculus mathematics, some topics will be familiar, though likely presented in novel contexts; other ideas and techniques will be new. Open to juniors and lowers only, through strong performance on placement tests and approval of the department. Meets during the reserve format.