Introduction to mathematics of finite systems with applications, such as probability, statistics, graph theory, fair division and apportionment problems, voting systems. Prerequisites: Two years of secondary school algebra or MATH 009 or MATH 010.
Dates: May 20 - July 12, 2019
In this course you will explore how basic mathematics is used in many different applications in real life. Topics include finding the winner in an election (voting theory), dividing an estate (fair division), compound interest and annuities (financial math), probability and statistics, and finding the shortest route to deliver flowers (graph theory).
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