Finite Mathematics includes topics that do not involve the concept of infinity. Topics in this course include logic, set theory, combinatorics, graph theory, systems of linear equations, and linear programming.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 45
This course is offered online:
One of Principles of Math 11, Foundations 11, or Pre-Calculus II
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner shall be able to:
Interpret the language of logic.
Construct and interpret truth tables
Form logic statements
Draw logic circuits
Perform binary addition
Interpret set notation
Apply methods of counting
Construct and interpret Venn Diagrams
Apply basic principles of probability
Apply basic graph theory
Apply principles of linear and matrix algebra to model real world problems.
Apply stochastic methods to model real world situations.
Final Exam: 40 %
Quizzes and Tests: 30 %
Assignments: 20 %
Other: 10 %
Number of Assignments:
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
- Online (asynchronous), synchronous lecture once a week
Assignments: Assignments will be downloadable from the course site. Assignments shall be uploaded and submitted for grading in the Dropbox on the course site. Assignments will only be accepted up to 5 days late and a late penalty will be applied. There will be six assignments: Logic, Set Theory, Probability and Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Linear and Matrix Algebra, Markov processes.
Quizzes: Unit quizzes will be completed and graded online. Each quiz will be times and quizzes are available to students for a specified time period.
Final Examination: the final examination will be a paper invigilated examination. Students are responsible for finding an approved proctor for the final exam.
Policies and Procedures: Students registered in the Northern Collaborative Information Technology Program are guided by the policies and procedures of their registering college. You are encouraged to review the policy definitions and guidelines of the college at which you are registered. You can view these policies and procedures by visiting your college's website or by contacting the Program Coordinator.
Plagiarism Guidelines: The instructor will advise the student in writing if plagiarism is suspected; a copy of this letter should be sent to the coordinator at the registering college; this should be done in a timely manner. If a student commits plagiarism, the policy of the registering college prevails.
Attendance is recommended for synchronous lectures
English Usage: Although this is a mathematics course, a good command of the English language is essential for success. The section on logic requires good English comprehension skills.
Recommended Readings/Resources: Online course content
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