Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Mth 487 Topics in Discrete Mathematics for Mathematics Teachers

Selected topics from: permutations and combinations,partitions, generating functions, inclusion and exclusion principles, recurrence relations, Polya's theory of counting, elementary theory of graphs and trees, block designs. Applications directed to teaching of Discrete Mathematics at the high school level. Also offered for graduate-level credit as Mth 587; with departmental approval may be repeated for credit.




Prerequisites: at least two upper-division courses approved for math major credit. Enrollment is limited to pre-service and in-service mathematics teachers or by permission of instructor.
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