Oct 24, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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MATH 1260 - Finite Mathematics

A course in the use of intermediate algebraic and combinatorial techniques in the context of common business applications. Topics include systems of linear equations and matrices, linear programming, mathematics of finance (compound interest, annuities, amortization), sets, counting and elementary probability.

Requisites: C or better in MATH D004 or MATH D005 or MATH 102 or Math Placement Level 1 or higher
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1M
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students can recognize optimization problems and use linear programming as a tool to find solutions.
  • Students can use elementary finite probabilities and expectation values in application problems.
  • Students can use linear equations to model and solve application problems.
  • Students can use the techniques of intermediate algebra in a variety of contexts.
  • Students can use vector and matrix notations.

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