MATH271 - Discrete Mathematics
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- Mathematics & Statistics
- Formal logic, sets, relations, functions, introduction to number theory and graph theory, basic counting principle, discrete probability, applications. Prereq.: MATH 113 or MATH 115 or high school advanced algebra and trigonometry with a satisfactory math placement score.
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Goals and Diversity
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- Use logic connectives and negations effectively and correctly, and gain exposure to the use of quantifiers.
- Construct truth tables and determine logical equivalences.
- Perform set operations, use them and the Venn diagram method in applications.
- Use definitions of relations and functions, and give their graph representations.
- Apply elementary number theory to represent numbers in different bases, and solve problems in crypotography.
- Model physical situations using graphs and apply elementary graph theory to find solutions.
- Apply basic counting principles to solve problems in discrete probability and other problems involving counting.
- Communicate concepts both orally and in well-written sentences and explain solutions to problems.