About MATH 017 A

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.


Open to Degree and CDE students

Section Description

In this course you will learn how math can be used to solve problems in many different situations. The math will be relatively basic - the ideas and uses of math will be emphasized. Topics studied are: Voting Methods, Weighted Voting Systems, Fair Division, Apportionment, Statistics, the Normal Distribution, Graph Theory, Hamilton Circuits, and Financial Mathematics (compound interest).

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