Wednesday, July 25, 2012

New Math Course!

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New Math 2200 Course offers Mathematical Proof
Begins Fall 2012

All mathematics sits on the foundation of concepts arrived through proof. The Introduction to Discrete Mathematics course will help students acquire the necessary skills to understand and construct proofs in mathematics by focusing on reading and writing different types of mathematical proofs. This course will further prepare students for all their upper level math, science and engineering courses.

Course description: Students will learn the fundamentals of logic, set theory, order, relations, functions, elementary number theory, and modular arithmetic, combinatorics, counting permutations, generating functions, matrix operations, basic algebraic structures, groups, rings, and discrete probability. The course is an introduction to graph theory, trees, search optimization problems, and Boolean algebra.

Prerequisite for this course is: Math 1220 with grade of "C" or permission from the department.

Course offered: The three credit course can be used as the math elective for the math AS and is a great course for any student considering a major or minor in mathematics. It is offered MW from 1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus.