Mathematical Logic and Proofs

What skills do we use to solve the toughest riddles? What is the best way to communicate mathematical ideas to others who may not be as familiar with the topics? How can the skills of defending your point of view through facts & logic help you become an entrepreneur? If you’re interested in studying STEM in college, it’s important to lay the foundation of understanding proofs now. Discover how the skills of mathematical reasoning will help give you a step toward your future!

Become familiar with how to demonstrate knowledge through the research process. Further your abilities in data & digital literacy by developing skills to create and communicate data as well as making informed aesthetic and rhetorical choices related to digital project design and creation. Analyze business practices, marketing, consumer trends, public needs, and other factors in order to develop business plans and to design prototypes. Participate in learning engagements such as debates, TED-style talks, and other presentation styles in order to enhance your communication skills and have the opportunity to present for audiences of their peers as well as members of the Duke community.

Through various methods of mathematical proof, develop your communication skills and explore proofs in the field of math that interests you the most. Engage with guest speakers from Duke to gain more knowledge about how mathematical reasons extends beyond the classroom. Acquire these abilities and more and solve the biggest riddle of them all: how to make the most of your summer!

 

How to Apply

Duke Pre-College uses a 2-step enrollment process: 

  1. First, students apply to the Pre-College program, indicating their course(s) of interest. Apply now.
     
  2. After they receive notification of their acceptance into Duke Pre-College, they enroll in the course(s) indicated in their Pre-College Application. 

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