MATH 118

Finite Mathematics

Mathematics College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Course Description

Language of set theory, counting and combinations. Probability theory, elementary stochastic processes, conditional probabilities. Repeated experiments, random variables, expectation, variance, linear equations, matrix algebra, application to economics or similar. Linear programming. Markov chains including applications.

When Taught

Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer.

Grade Rule

Standard Grade Rule: A B C D E I

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Math 110.

Note

NOTE: Additional seats for specific sections may be available to Freshman Mentoring participants through envelopes.  NOTE: Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.  

Title

The basic elements and applications of finite mathematics

Learning Outcome

Prepares students for a broad range of applications in business, the life sciences, and the social sciences.For more detailed information visit the Math 118 Wiki page.