MATH1332 Contemporary Mathematics I

Course Description

Modern applications of mathematics including graph theory, optimization, data organization, and social decision models.

Course Credits: 3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Describe sets and set operations using Venn Diagrams.
  • Model a simple statistical/probabilistic situation as a sample space with probability function.
  • Apply rules of probability.
  • Apply permutations, combinations, and other basic counting techniques to real-life situations.
  • Compute expected value for a simple random variable.
  • Calculate simple interest and compound interest.
  • Apply formulas for schemes of saving and layaway/mortgage plans.
  • Distinguish between aspects of personal finance (such as emergency funds, essential purchases, and wealth creation).
  • Apply the mathematics of debt to issues of personal finance and personal financial planning.