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; 10th edition, Publisher: Pearson, ISBN10: 1-269-19801-7.
Coverage: Section 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 (except circuits), 6.6, 7.1-7.5, 8.1-8.5, 9.1-9.4. 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:
Week 1: Section 6.1
Week 2: Section 6.2/6.3
Week 3: Section 6.6
Week 4: Test 1 – Chapter 6/Section 7.1
Week 5: Section 7.2
Week 6: Section 7.3/7.4
Week 7: Section 7.5
Week 8: Test 2 – Chapter 7/Section 8.1
Week 9: Section 8.2
Week 10: Section 8.3
Week 11: Section 8.4
Week 12: Section 8.5
Week 13: Test 3 – Chapter 8/Section 9.1
Week 14: Section 9.2
Week 15: Section 9.3/9.4
Week 16: Test 4 – Chapter 9/Review for Final
Last updated: January 14, 2016.