MATH 1340

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

We apply mathematical reasoning to some problems arising in the social sciences. We discuss game theory and its applications to political and historical conflicts. Power indices are introduced and used to analyze some political institutions. The problem of finding a fair election procedure to choose among three or more alternatives is analyzed.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Pre-enrollment limited to Arts and Sciences students. Out-of-college students may be able to enroll during the add/drop period.

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5476MATH 1340  LEC 001

  • Pre-enrollment restricted to Arts & Sciences students. Any spaces that remain and those that open up due to drops will be made available to all students on first-come first-served basis during add/drop.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7158MATH 1340  LEC 002

  • Pre-enrollment restricted to Arts & Sciences students. Any spaces that remain and those that open up due to drops will be made available to all students on first-come first-served basis during add/drop.