Finite Math 1533                                
 

 

Math 1533

 

Instructor

Mr Albert

e-mail

albert@cod.edu

Voice mail

630.942.2437

Home page

www.cod.edu/people/faculty/albert

Text

Finite Mathematics For the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, Tan, 10th ed

Prerequisites

Math 1428 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better or Math 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 sub-score

Overview

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.

Objectives

Course Objectives

Schedule

Tentative Schedule

Exams

Week 6, 12, 17

Projects

Week 8, 13, 16

Quizzes

Week 4, 5, 10, 11, 14

Assignments

Weekly Assignments

Scale

Exams

Projects

Date Due

Weighting

Scale

Exam 1

 

 

20%

90 – 100          A

 

Project 1

 

5%

80 – 89            B

Exam 2

 

 

20%

70 – 79            C

 

Project 2

 

5%

60 – 69            D

 

Project 3

 

5%

0 – 59              F

Final

 

 

25%

 

 

 

 

10% for Quizzes

 

 

 

 

10% for Assignments

 

Satisfactory/Fail

The S/F grade option is not available for this class.

Incomplete

An I grade is only issued with prior notification and for a serious reason. A doctor’s note is required for a medical reason.

Academic Integrity

All work submitted for credit must be completed by the student registered for the course. Students found guilty of plagiarism will fail the course and may incur further sanctions.