Finite Mathematics

Course Overview

Course Code: MATH-143

Department: Mathematics

Credit Hours: 3.00

Illinois Articulation Initiative Number: IAI M1 906

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

Emphasis on concepts and applications, rather than mathematical structures (designed especially for students in business, economics, Social Sciences and Life Sciences, with applications drawn from these fields). Includes topics of systems of linear equations and matrices; linear programming; counting and probability theory. Additional topics include: determinants; systems of inequalities; simplex method; set theory; and the mathematics of finance. Prerequisite: Math placement into Math 143; or the completion of MATH 134 with a grade of C or better. Refer to placement chart in college catalog for detailed information.

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2023

Section Name: MATH-143-MC01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 16

Faculty Name: J. Palm

Min Credits: 3.00


Term: Spring 2024

Section Name: MATH-143-OP01D

Location: Online

Available Seats: 25

Faculty Name: J. Palm

Min Credits: 3.00

Comments: Students are REQUIRED to meet for a proctored midterm exam and final exam on the Main Campus, KC Education Centers, or an approved testing location. Students must log into the class and complete assignments during the first 4 days of the semester.

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