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MATH 215 Discrete Mathematics

This course covers a variety of important topics in math and computer science. Topics include: logic and proof, sets and functions, induction and recursion, elementary number theory, counting and probability, and basic theory of directed graphs.

Prerequisites

Special information

Note: Students whose prerequisites are not identified by the system should contact the Math and Statistics department for an override at MATH@metrostate.edu.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 1, 1998 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes

General

  • Understand fundamental combinatorics principles including permutations and combinations and apply them to discrete probability problems.
  • Understand recursive algorithms and their applications.
  • Understand symbolic logic and predicate calculus. Master methods of proof including direct proof, proof by contradiction and mathematical induction.
  • Understand the fundamentals of elementary number theory including the Euclidean algorithm and number systems. Understand the notion of an algorithm.
  • Understand functions, relations and directed graphs.

Spring 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Discrete Mathematics Boldt, Axel Books for MATH-215-01 Spring 2024 Course details for MATH-215-01 Spring 2024
02 Discrete Mathematics Mortabit, Abdessamad Naughton, Gerry Books for MATH-215-02 Spring 2024 Course details for MATH-215-02 Spring 2024
03 Discrete Mathematics Samuel, Delia D Books for MATH-215-03 Spring 2024 Course details for MATH-215-03 Spring 2024
04 Discrete Mathematics Naughton, Gerry Books for MATH-215-04 Spring 2024 Course details for MATH-215-04 Spring 2024
50 Discrete Mathematics Mortabit, Abdessamad Books for MATH-215-50 Spring 2024 Course details for MATH-215-50 Spring 2024
51 Discrete Mathematics Mortabit, Abdessamad Books for MATH-215-51 Spring 2024 Course details for MATH-215-51 Spring 2024

Summer 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
50 Discrete Mathematics Mortabit, Abdessamad Books for MATH-215-50 Summer 2024 Course details for MATH-215-50 Summer 2024
51 Discrete Mathematics Mortabit, Abdessamad Books for MATH-215-51 Summer 2024 Course details for MATH-215-51 Summer 2024
52 Discrete Mathematics Roddin, Daniel William Books for MATH-215-52 Summer 2024 Course details for MATH-215-52 Summer 2024

Fall 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Discrete Mathematics Naughton, Gerry Books for MATH-215-01 Fall 2024 Course details for MATH-215-01 Fall 2024
02 Discrete Mathematics Staff, Staff Books for MATH-215-02 Fall 2024 Course details for MATH-215-02 Fall 2024
03 Discrete Mathematics Samuel, Delia D Books for MATH-215-03 Fall 2024 Course details for MATH-215-03 Fall 2024
04 Discrete Mathematics Calcaterra, Craig Books for MATH-215-04 Fall 2024 Course details for MATH-215-04 Fall 2024