King Fahd University
of Petroleum and Minerals
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Course Coordinator: Dr. A. Umar
(Course Instructor: Marwan AlMomani ; Office Rm B4:1046 Tel:1734 )
Course # : Math 131
Title : Finite Mathematics
Textbook: Introductory Mathematical Analysis for Business, Economics, and the life and Social Sciences, by Ernest F. Haeussler, Jr. &Richard S. Paul, 10^{th} ed. (2002). (Supplementary notes from Mathematics with Applications, by Lial & Hungerford.)
Week 
Date 
Section 
Material 
H/Work 
1 
Feb.14 18 
2.1 2.3 4.1 4.2 
Applications of Equations Applications of Inequalities Lines (Review) Applications and Linear Functions 
12,16,28,33 4,6,9,10 10,16,56,72 18,20,24 
2 
Feb.2125 
4.3 4.4 4.5 
Quadratic Functions (Review) Systems of Linear Equations Nonlinear Systems 
26,27,30 16,24,28,34 6,10,12 
3 
Feb. 28Mar. 03 
4.6 7.1 7.2 
Applications of Systems of Eqns. Linear Inequalities in Two Var. Linear Programming 
6,15,18,22 2,4,20,28 4,6,16,18 
4 
Mar. 0610 
7.3 6.46.5 7.4 
Multiple Optimum Solutions Reduction in Matrix Algebra The Simplex Method 
2,4 6.5:8,10,21,20,24 
5 
Mar. 1317 
7.4 7.8 
The Simplex Method (cont'd.) The dual 
4,8,16,18,19 4,6,12,13 
6 
Mar. 2024 
8.1 11.3 8.2 
Compound Interest Interest Compounded Continuously Present Value 
2,10,12,22 2,6,10,12 2,6,8,11 
7 
Mar. 2731 
8.3 
Annuities 
16,18,22,24,26 
8 
Apr. 0307 
9.1 9.2 
Basic Counting Principle and Comb and Other Counting Prin. 
5,14,21,36 2,5,11,33 
9 
Apr. 1014 
9.3 9.4 
Sample Spaces and Events Probability 
2,6,8,22,29 4,10,18,24 
10 
Apr. 1721 
9.4 9.5 
Probability (cont'd) Cond. Prob. and Stoc./ Proc. . 
2,9,12,38 
11 
Apr. 2428 
9.6 SupplemNotes 
Independent Event Frequency Distributions 
2,7,15,25 
12 
May 0105 
SupplemNotes 
Measures of Central tendency, Measures of Variations. 
11.11,20,35, 39,45; 11.2 2,7,24,26 
13 
May 0812 
10.1 10.2 
Discrete Rand Var. and Exp Value The Binomial Distribution. 
6,9,14,18 4,10,15,20 
14 
May 1519 
10.2 18.2 
The Binomial Distribution (cont'd.) The Normal Distribution 
2,8,9,20,22 
15 
May 2226 
18.2 
The Normal Distribution (cont'd.) Review and catchup 

*Suggested times for Exams #1 & #2:
Tuesday, Mar. 16^{th} and Wednesday, Apr. 21^{st}, respectively
*KFUPM policy
with respect to attendance will be enforced.
*Final exam: To
be announced later (Comprehensive).
*DN policy will
be adopted according to KFUPM regulations (from 9
absences)