Math 110 syllabus
Bulletin Course Description: This course is intended to give an overview of topics in finite mathematics together with their applications; it includes logic sets, counting, permutations, combinations, basic probability, descriptive statistics, and their applications. Students are required to have a scientific calculator.
Note: May be offered for Honors Credit.
Note: MA110 is not a prerequisite for any course except MA201, MA202, and ST305
Textbook: Finite Mathematics by Lial, Greenwell, Ritchey; 11th edition, Publisher: Pearson, ISBN: 9781323423707
Calculator: A Texas Instruments TI30XII-S scientific calculator is required.
Coverage: Section 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 (except circuits), 6.4, 6.5, 7.1-7.5, 8.1-8.5, 9.1-9.2. Homework: There is mandatory online homework and quizzes available at Pearson’s MyLabsPlus,
Final: There are common tests and final for all sections.
Note: Fully online sections will have to pay additional test-proctoring fees.
- Use symbolic logic to translate statements, create truth tables for simple and compound statements, and verify statements are equivalent
- Use Venn diagrams to analyze arguments and survey analysis
- Understand properties of sets
- Compute basic, conditional, and binomial probabilities
- Calculate Permutations and Combinations and their applications to probability
- Create probability distributions and calculate expected values, measures of central tendency, and measures of variation
- Apply the Normal Distribution
Timeline of Topics:
Weeks 1 - 4: Sections 6.1 - 6.5
Weeks 5 - 9: Sections 7.1 - 7.5
Weeks 10 - 14: Section 8.1 - 8.4
Week 14 - 16: Section 8.5, 9.1, 9.2
Last updated: April 19, 2018