Prerequisites: MATH 253 and MATH 333 (First semester—even years/1 credit)
A theoretical development of the real number system. Properties of real numbers. Binary operations. Associative, commutative, and distributive laws. Rational and irrational numbers. Laws of exponents. Radicals. Decimal representation. This course is intended only for students enrolled in the secondary mathematics education program. A student may not receive credit for both MATH 454 and MATH 453.