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SIT192 - Discrete Mathematics

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Julien Ugon





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Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week.

Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


Assumed knowledge: Year 12 mathematics or equivalent. The unit SIT190 is recommended for students who did not complete VCE Mathematical Methods 3 and 4. 


This unit provides students with the foundations in a range of areas in discrete mathematics, which is the basis for mathematical reasoning in applied sciences. SIT192 is designed to prepare students from a number of different disciplines for further study in the areas of linear algebra, number theory, graph theory, symbolic logic, set theory and combinatorics. These areas of study are vital for studying cryptography, networks, computer programming and analysis of algorithms.


Weekly problem solving tasks 20% (2% x 10 weeks), report and presentation part 1 and part 2 20% (10% each), examination 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination. 

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