MMAT5530  Finite Mathematics and Mathematical Programming  2017/18
General Information
Lecturer

Dr. PAN Lily
 Office: LSB 202A
 Tel: 3943 7969
 Email:
 Office Hours: Tue 15:30  17:00 (or by appointment)
Teaching Assistant

Mr. CHOW Chi Hong
 Office: AB1 505
 Tel: 3943 4298
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Thu 6:30  9:15pm, WMY 505
Course Description
The course is intended to discuss mathematical methods frequently applied in mana gerial, business and social studies. It starts with a review of Linear Equations, then the main topics are selected from Linear Programming and Simplex Method, Game Theory, Basic Finance Mathematics, Mathematical Modelling. (Not for undergradu ate students, students in the MSc. Programme in Mathematics, and students who have taken MAT/MATH5011, 5012, 5031, 5032, 5051, 570S, 6xxx and 7xxx.)
Textbooks
 Finite Mathematics & its Applications by Goldstein, Schneider, Siegel, and Hair
References
 Finite Mathematics by Rolf
 Linear and Nonlinear Programming by D.G. Luenberger and Y.Y. Ye
 Introduction to Linear Optimization by D. Bertsimas and J.N. Tsitsiklis
Lecture Notes
 Chapter 1.11.3 Linear equations
 Chapter 1.4 Matrix Algebra (updated on Jan 18)
 Chapter 2.14 Linear Programming I
 Chapter 2.5 Simplex Method I
 Chapter 2.67 Simplex Method II
 Chapter 2.8 Simplex Method III
 Chapter 2.9 Duality I
 Chapter 2.10 Duality II
Assignments
 Homework 1
 Homework 1 Solution
 Homework 2
 Homework 2 Solution (revised, updated on 2 Mar, See Q6b and Q7d)
 Homework 3
 Homework 3 Solution
 Homework 4 (updated due date: Apr 27)
Quizzes and Exams
Assessment Scheme
Assignment  10%  
Midterm 1 (Mar 1, Thu, 7:30  9:00pm, WMY 505 )  20%  
Midterm 2 (Mar 29, Thu, 7:30  9:00pm, WMY 505)  20%  
Final Exam  50% 
Honesty in Academic Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong places very high importance on honesty in academic work submitted by students, and adopts a policy of zero tolerance on cheating and plagiarism. Any related offence will lead to disciplinary action including termination of studies at the University. Although cases of cheating or plagiarism are rare at the University, everyone should make himself / herself familiar with the content of the following website:
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.
Assessment Policy Last updated: April 20, 2018 17:22:02