# Math 1533 - Finite Mathematics

### COURSE DESCRIPTION

Designed primarily for students planning to major in business or the behavioral, social or biological sciences. Topics include sets, counting techniques, probability, modeling, systems of linear equations and inequalities, matrix algebra, linear programming, Markov chains and game theory. Applications are presented from business and the above sciences. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1428 (or college equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better or Mathematics 1431 (or college equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score (4 lecture hours)

### COURSE MATERIALS

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### REQUIRED CALCULATOR

One of the following calculators TI83, TI83+, TI84, or TI84+

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### ORIENTATION/ATTENDANCE

Orientation is required.

### COURSE OUTLINE

 Unit Required Text Exam Number 1 Chapter 1 - Straight Lines and Linear Functions (Sections 1.1-1.3) Chapter 2 – Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices (Sections 2.1-2.6) 1 2 Chapter 3 – Linear Programming: A Geometric Approach (Sections 3.1-3.3) Chapter 4 – Linear Programming: An Algebraic Approach (Sections 4.1-4.3) 2 3 Chapter 7 – Sets and Probability (Sections 6.1-6.3) Chapter 8 – Counting Principles and More Probability (Sections 8.1 – 8.5) 3 4 Chapter 10 – Markov Chains (Sections 10.1 – 10.3) Game Theory (Sections 11.1 - 11.3) 4

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