Fundamentals of Numeric Computing

Course Code: CPAN 112

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course covers the fundamental mathematics needed for programmers who plan to work in a business environment. The course begins with a review of arithmetic and linear algebra. Percentages and proportions are then introduced to solve problems such as price changes and currency conversions. Systems of linear equations are graphed and solved to make the most efficient use of resources. With these mathematical tools covered, the course moves on to business applications such as break-even charts, factors involved in setting a selling price and calculating the interest on loans and investments. The concepts in this course will be reinforced through Python programming exercises that highlight the importance of programmers in the business world.