# Math 101-04 - University of St. Thomas

```COURSE SYLLABUS
MATH 101-04
FINITE MATHEMATICS
Fall, 2003
Class meets:
TR 1:30-3:10 p.m., OSS 227
Office OSS 221 , tel. 962-5522, [email protected]
Office hours: Monday 2-5 p.m., Wednesday 4-5 p.m., Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Textbook: S.T.Tan,
FINITE MATHEMATICS
for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences,
Seventh edition.
Numbers of sections to be covered as indicated below.
September 4
9,11
16,18
23,25
October
30
2
7,9
14,16
21,23
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Introduction. Chapter 1: LINEAR FUNCTIONS
Straight Lines. (1.1-1.2).
Linear Functions (1.3). Intersection of Straight Lines (1.4)
Method of Least Squares (1.5)
Chapter 2: SYSTEMS OF LINEAR EQUATIONS (SLE)
Solving SLE (2.1-2.3). Matrices (2.4)
Handout #1
Matrix Multiplication (2.5)
Matrix Inversion (2.6). Solving SLE by Matrix Methods.
Collecting Handouts. Review.
In-class Test #1.
Chapter 3: LINEAR PROGRAMMING
Systems of Linear Inequalities (3.1)
Linear Programming (3.2)
Graphical Solutions (3.3)
Handout #2
Chapter 5: MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE
Compound Interest (5.1). Annuities (5.2)
Amortization and Sinking Funds (5.3)
Collecting Handouts. Review
In-class Test #2
Test review. Group Project Discussion
Midterm Break
October
28,30
November
4,6
11,13
18,20
December
25
2,4
9,11
December 16
1:00p.m.
Chapter 6: SETS AND COUNTING. Set Operations (6.1)
Number of Elements in a Set (6.2). Multiplication Principle
(6.3)
Permutations & Combinations (6.4)
Chapter 7: PROBABILITY. Sample Spaces (7.1)
Definition of Probability (7.2)
Rules of Probability (7.3)
Counting Technique (7.4)
Conditional Probability
Independent Events (7.5)
Handout #3
The Bayes’ Formula (7.6)
Collecting Handouts. Review
In-class Test #3
Test Review
Chapter 8: STATISTICS. Distributions of Random Variables
(8.1)
Expected Value (8.2). Variance and Standard Deviation (8.3)
Group Project Presentation
Cumulative Final Exam