Mar 18, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MAT 250 - Discrete Math


Course Description: An introductory course covering topics recommended for Computer Science: proof methods; formal logic and truth tables; sets and Boolean algebra; functions and relations; graphs; digraphs; trees; combinatorics; algorithms including recursion and induction.
Prerequisite(s): Placement above or completion of MAT 190, MAT 195, or MAT 196 with C or better.
General Education Elective(s): Math all programs
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Use statements, logic operations, laws of operations, and rules of inference to construct valid mathematical arguments.
  • Construct proofs, using a variety of methods and articulate the method used to the field of mathematics.
  • Apply rules, laws, and properties to perform operations involving discrete structures such as sets, functions, sequences, sums, permutations, matrices, relations, graphs, and trees.
  • Use discrete structures to create and/or analyze models for applications relating to Computer Science, Data Networking, Linguistic and many other diverse areas.

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