MATH1006 / MATH113 – Applications of Mathematics in Today’s World
|Suggested Year of Study:||1 to 2|
Department of Mathematics
This course stresses the prevalence, relevance, and practicality of mathematics in modern society. Numerous real world examples, such as games, time value of money, and voting methods and strategies will expose non-specialists to contemporary mathematical thinking. The mathematical techniques involved are taught via hands-on applications. A brief history of mathematics is also included.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Outline a brief history of mathematics;
- Demonstrate a comprehension of the value of contemporary mathematical thinking in daily life;
- Apply mathematics to real world issues.