MATH 240 Discrete Structures (3 credits)

Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)


Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Introduction to discrete mathematics and applications. Logical reasoning and methods of proof. Elementary number theory and cryptography: prime numbers, modular equations, RSA encryption. Combinatorics: basic enumeration, combinatorial methods, recurrence equations. Graph theory: trees, cycles, planar graphs.

Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

Instructors: Macdonald, Jeremy; Nica, Bogdan (Fall) Macdonald, Jeremy; Lumley, Allysa (Winter)

  • Fall and Winter

  • Corequisite: MATH 133.

  • Restriction: For students in any Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering programs. Others only with the instructor's permission. Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 235.