University of Technology Sydney

37181 Discrete Mathematics

6cp; Each week there will be recorded lecture materials to be viewed prior to attending the on-campus 1.5 hour workshop. This is followed by one 1.5 hour tutorial per week on-campus (no online option). Total is around 4 to 5 hours per week Check the schedule below for LPC assessment dates (that occur during your tutorial in specified weeks).
Anti-requisite(s): 35111 Applications of Discrete Mathematics


This subject gives students the foundation for logical thinking and working, essential for computer scientists and mathematics majors. It covers from scratch the basics of logic, set theory (mathematical notation), functions, counting, proving mathematical statements, analysing the complexity and correctness of algorithms, and some basic number theory.

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Autumn semester, City campus

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