Courses of Study 2021-2022 
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Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 1105 - Finite Mathematics for the Life and Social Sciences

(MQR-AS, SMR-AS)      
Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics, including trigonometry and logarithms.


Introduction to linear algebra, probability, and Markov chains that develops the parts of the theory most relevant for applications. Specific topics include equations of lines, the method of least squares, solutions of linear systems, matrices; basic concepts of probability, permutations, combinations, binomial distribution, mean and variance, and the normal approximation to the binomial distribution. Examples from biology and the social sciences are used.

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