Math 110 syllabus

Finite Mathematics 


Course Description:  This course is intended to give an overview of topics in finite mathematics together with their applications. The course includes logic, sets, counting, permutations, combinations, basic probability, descriptive statistics and their applications. Students are required to have a scientific calculator. Core Course. Note: May be offered for Honors credit NOTE: MA 110 is not a Pre-requisite for nor is it intended to be preparatory for any course listed below except MA 201 and MA 202.

Prerequisites:  None

Textbook:  Finite Mathematics by Lial, Greenwell, Ritchey; 11th edition, Publisher: Pearson

Coverage: Section 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 (except circuits), 6.4, 6.5, 7.1-7.5, 8.1-8.5, 9.1-9.3

Calculator: A Texas Instruments TI30XII-S scientific calculator is required.

Homework: There is mandatory online homework and quizzes available at Pearson’s MyLabsPlus,

Note:  Fully online sections will have to pay additional test-proctoring fees.

Learning outcomes: 

Upon the successful completion of the course a student will:
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