Mathematics
 

Combinatorics

Combinatorics
Permutations, combinations, recurrence relations, applications.
MATH
450
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMATH 371
 TaughtSummer
 ProgramsContaining MATH 450
Course Outcomes: 

Basics of combinatorics and its relation to other math areas

Permutations and combinations basics, including the Pigeonhole Principle, binomial coefficients and the Binomial Theorem, Stirling's Approximation, Inclusion/exclusion, Generating functions and recurrence relations (rational functions), Groups, permutations and counting problems -- Polya's Theorem. For more detailed information visit the Math 450 Wiki page.