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MTH207 Discrete Structures I

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course covers the foundations of discrete mathematics as they apply to computer science. The course is an introduction to propositional logic, logical connectives, truth tables, normal forms, validity, predicate logic, universal and existential quantification, and the limitations of predicate logic. Also, the following topics are covered: the number system, the Euclidean algorithm, proof techniques, mathematical induction, counting arguments, permutations and combinations, binomial coefficients, sets, functions, relations, matrices, and Boolean Algebra.