MATH 1162: Finite Mathematics I

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

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A presentation of mathematical models in a social, business or biological context and a consideration of specific applied problems in these areas. Some background material of historical, cultural and philosophical interest will be included. Covers basic symbolic logic, set theory, counting methods, probability and statistics. Especially appropriate (usually together with MATH 1262) for students requiring only one year of college mathematics, and will serve as basic science requirement for liberal arts students.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum "C" grade in Precalculus 11 or Foundations of Mathematics 12, an "S" grade in MATH 1150, a minimum "C-" grade in Precalculus 12, or permission of the department based on the MDT process (MDT 065). Prerequisites are valid for only three years.

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