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# 1: Basic Language of Mathematics

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Course Goals and Anticipated Outcomes for This Chapter:

Develop the student's:

1. ability to understand basic logic,
2. familiarity and facility with a wide range of logical statements and the connection to K-9 curriculum, and
3. reasoning using truth tables and the meaning of conjectures, theorems, and counterexamples.