LSC-CyFair Math Department
Course Learning Outcomes
Set up and solve systems of equations using matrix methods.
Perform operations with matrices.
Set up and solve linear programming applications using geometric and simplex methods.
Compute probabilities using principles of sets and counting.
Analyze data using basic principles of statistics.
Solve financial applications involving simple and compound interest and annuities.
Contact Hour Information
Getting Started Assignments
from Chapter 1 from jezek11323
Lial, Greenwell and Ritchey; Finite Mathematics & Calculus with Applications, 9th ed. with MyMathLab access;
Calculator:Graphing Calculator required. TI 83, TI 84 or TI 86 series calculators recommended.
Calculators capable of symbolic manipulation will not be allowed on tests. Examples include, but are not limited to,
TI 89, TI 92, and Nspire CAS models and HP 48 models.
Neither cell phones nor PDAs can be used as calculators. Calculators may be cleared before tests.
Chapter 2. Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
2.1 Solution of Linear Systems by the Echelon Method
2.2 Solution of Linear Systems by the Gauss-Jordan Method
2.3 Addition and Subtraction of Matrices
2.4 Multiplication of Matrices
Chapter 3. Linear Programming: The Graphical Method
3.1 Graphing Linear Inequalities
3.2 Solving Linear Programming Problems Graphically
3.3 Applications of Linear Programming
Chapter 4. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method
4.1 Slack Variables and the Pivot
4.2 Maximization Problems
4.3 Minimization Problems; Duality
Chapter 5. Mathematics of Finance
5.1 Simple and Compound Interest
5.2 Future Value of an Annuity
5.3 Present Value of an Annuity; Amortization
Chapter 7. Sets and Probability
7.2 Applications of Venn Diagrams
7.3 Introduction to Probability
7.4 Basic Concepts of Probability
7.5 Conditional Probability; Independent Events
7.6 Bayes' Theorem