Office Hours

MWF: 11:30 - 1:00p

MF: 2:30 - 3:30p

Th: 1:15 - 2:15p

Many other times available. Email for an appointment.

 

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Olympia Nicodemi

Distinguished Teaching Professor of

Mathematics

South 325B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5390
nicodemi@geneseo.edu

Olympia Nicodemi has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1981

Faculty Information

Education

  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester
  • B.A., New York University
Fall 2016 Classes

MATH 112:
Precalculus

    This course is designed primarily for the student who needs a foundation in algebra and trigonometry for the study of calculus. The concept of function and graphical representation of functions is str
    essed. Topics covered: real numbers; algebra of real numbers including equations and inequalities; functions and their graphs including polynomials, rational expressions, logarithmic and exponential, trigonometric; algebra of the trigonometric functions including identities, equations, polar coordinates, complex numbers, systems of equations. Prerequisites: Three years of high school mathematics, including intermediate algebra. Offered every semester
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MATH 239:
Intro to Mathematical Proof

    The course will provide an introduction to the language of advanced mathematics and to mathematical proof. It will emphasize rigorous argument and the practice of proof in various mathematical contex
    ts. Topics will include logic, set theory, cardinality, methods of proof, and induction. Other mathematical topics chosen at the discretion of the instructor will be included as material through which proving skills will be honed. Prerequisites: MATH 222 or permission of the department. Offered every semester
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