MGF 1106 U32 Finite Mathematics TuTh 1230--1345 Room GPA 117 (rukim@fiu.edu).
FALL 2006

Description: Study of concepts and applications involving finite mathematical processes such as sets, combinatorial techniques, formal logic, discrete probability, linear systems, matrices, linear programming.

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of high school algebra.
Text: Finite Math, Pearson Custom Publishing.
Instructor: PHILIPPE RUKIMBIRA
Office hours and phone: DM 418A, TuTh 1700-1800, Ph: 305-348 2224

Material to be covered: Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6; 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6; 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.5; 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4; 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5 and 7.1, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3,; 7.2, 7.3, 7.4; 10.4.
 

Tests and quizzes:

  • There will be two (2) midterms, worth 100 points each. The dates are 10/12 and 11/16.
  • Final: A mandatory comprehensive, final exam will carry 150 points. The date and time are Tuesday, 12/12/06: 1230-1515
  • Quizzes: Five (5) quizzes; Dates (may be changed as needed): 09/14, 09/28, 10/26, 11/09 and 12/07. Each is worth 10 points.

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    Grades: Grades will be assigned on the basis of 400 points.

  • Midterms: 200
  • Final: 150
  • Quizzes: 50

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    Grade-Score:
    A---------------------------------360-400
    A_--------------------------------340-360
    B+--------------------------------320-340
    B---------------------------------260-320
    B_--------------------------------240-260
    C+--------------------------------220-240
    C---------------------------------160-220
    C_--------------------------------140-160
    D---------------------------------060-140
    F---------------------------------000-060


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