GISW CS 1800 Discrete Structures -- 3 unit(s)

Introduction to logical forms, arguments, predicates and quantified statements; methods of proof; elementary number theory; counting; sequences; sets; functions; relations; graphs; and Boolean algebra in the context of computer science.

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UNI students: CS 1130, CS 1160 or CS 1510
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area
Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Natural Sciences and Mathematics distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Mark Fienup, Associate Professor

Rosen, K. H. Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications. 2007/6th edition. McGraw-Hill College. 978-0-07-288008-3

Grossman, J. Student's Solution Guide to accompany Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications. 2007/6th edition. McGraw-Hill. 978-0-07-310779-0

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