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Finite Math

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This course introduces the concepts of finite mathematics, with a focus on real-world application. Students will explore linear functions and equations, linear programming, and the use and application of matrices. Mathematical applications of finance, statistics, and probability are also reviewed.



This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Duration: 9 weeks

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    Systems of Linear Equations and Linear Programming, Part I

    • Solve linear programming problems geometrically.
    • Solve linear programming problems by the simplex method.
    • Perform operations on matrices.
    • Solve matrix equations.
    • Solve systems of linear equations.

    Systems of Linear Equations and Linear Programming, Part II

    • Solve systems of linear equations.
    • Perform operations on matrices.
    • Solve matrix equations.
    • Solve linear programming problems geometrically.
    • Solve linear programming problems by the simplex method.

    Logic, Probability, and Statistics, Part I

    • Apply counting principles to solve problems.
    • Solve probability problems.
    • Make decisions by computing the expected value of random variables.
    • Summarize and present data using graphs, measures of central tendency, and measures of dispersion.
    • Solve problems involving discrete probability.

    Logic, Probability, and Statistics, Part II

    • Apply counting principles to solve problems.
    • Solve probability problems.
    • Make decisions by computing the expected value of random variables.
    • Summarize and present data using graphs, measures of central tendency, and measures of dispersion.
    • Solve problems involving discrete probability.

    Markov Chains and Game Theory

    • Solve problems involving Markov chains.
    • Solve problems involving game theory.

    Linear Equations

    • Solve linear equations and inequalities.
    • Graph linear equations in two variables.
    • Use mathematical modeling and linear regression to make predictions.

    Functions

    • Solve logarithmic function problems.
    • Solve function problems.
    • Solve exponential function problems.

    The Mathematics of Finance, Part I

    • Solve simple interest problems.
    • Solve compound interest problems.
    • Solve problems involving future and present value of annuities.

    The Mathematics of Finance, Part II

    • Solve simple interest problems.
    • Solve problems involving future and present value of annuities.
    • Solve compound interest problems.
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