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MTH 286
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DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Prerequisite is MTH 174 or equivalent. Presents topics in discrete mathematical structures which are basic tools used in computer science. Covers sets, Boolean algebra, counting methods, generating functions and recurrence relations, graph theory, trees, and an introduction to finite state automata. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Lecture 4 hours per week.
 

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Required sections in the current textbook:
Discrete Mathematical Structures
, fifth edition, by Kolman, Busby, Ross

1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6
2.1-2.4
3.1-3.3, 3.5
4.1-4.7
5.1-5.3
8.1-8.3
7.1-7.5
10.3
Optional:  8.4, Chapter 11, More of Chapter 10
 

Syllabi:  
Kevin Chouinard:  Fall 2004 twice a week

mth 2 mth 3 mth 4 mth 120 mth 126 mth 151 mth 152 mth 157 mth 163 mth 166 mth 173 mth 174 mth 181 mth 241 mth 242 mth 271 mth 277 mth 286

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