MAED 537 Combinatorics

The addition, multiplication and pigeonhole principles. Permutations and combinations, partitions and distributions; the binomial and multinomial theorems. Generating functions; recurrence relations; principle of inclusion-exclusion; combinatorial algorithms or designs as time permits. The course relates directly to the following N.Y.S. Learning Standards for Mathematics, Science, and Technology: mathematical reasoning, modeling/multiple representation, and pattern/functions.




Offered on occasion