 Instructor: Prof.
SungHyuk Cha
 CRN: 71005
 Meeting:
 Meeting Times: M W 4:306:00PM, Fall 2008
 Place: Lienhard Hall L24B
 Textbook:Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences,
9th Edition, by S.T. Tan, Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning,
ISBN 9780495387534
 Course Description:
This course provides students with theory, techniques, and some applications of sets and counting, probability, mathematics of finance, systems of linear equations, and linear programming.
Students are expected to acquire a solid understanding of the concepts in this course and proficiency in applying these concepts to reallife situations and business problems.
 Prerequisite: MAT103 or MAT130 or placement in course
 Tentative Schedule:
Week  Date  Topic  Date  Topic 
1    9/3  Introduction

2  9/8

Ch 2.1~2 systems of linear equations 
9/10

Ch 2.3 systems of linear equations 
3  9/15

Ch 2.4 Matrix

9/17

Ch 2.5~6 Matrix

4  9/22

Ch 3.1~3 Linear Programming: A geometric approach

9/24

Ch 3.1~3 Linear Programming: A geometric approach

5  9/29

Ch 4.1 The Simplex method: Standard Maximization Problems
 10/1

Ch 4.2 The Simplex method: Standard Minimization Problems

6  10/6

Ch 1.5 Least Squares

10/8

Yom Kippur

7 
10/13

Review 
10/15

Midterm Exam

8 
10/20

Midterm Review

10/22

Special Topic...

9  10/27

Ch 6.1~2 Sets and Counting

10/29

Ch 6.3 Permutations

10  11/3

Ch 6.4 Combinations

11/5

Ch 7.1~2 Probability

11  11/10

Ch 7.3~4 Probability

11/12

Ch 7.5 Probability

12  11/17

Ch 7.6 Bayes' Theorem

11/19

Ch 5.1 Compund interest

13  11/24

Ch 5.2 Annuities

11/26

Thanksgiving

14 
12/1

Ch 5.3 Amortization and Sinking Funds

12/3

review 
15  TBA

Final Exam
  
 Evaluation:
 Attendance (10%):
 Homework (10%):
 Midterm Exam (40%): October 20
 Final Exam (40%):
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