MATH 108 Prize-Winning Mathematics

The course surveys some mathematical tools that have proved useful to the social sciences, especially in business, economics, and political science. Work on one topic in particular, game theory, has led to several Nobel prizes, and may have helped the New England Patriots win three Super Bowls. Other topics will be selected from linear models, matrices, linear programming, and nonlinear and probabilistic models. Background assumed: N.Y.S. Algebra II and Trigonometry (or Math B), or equivalent.




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