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MATH 208 - Fundamental Mathematics I

This course is a prerequisite course for John Molson School of Business students. Matrices, Gaussian elimination, input-output analysis, progressions, compound interest, annuities, permutations and combinations, probability, binomial theorem, exponential and logarithmic functions, inequalities, linear programming. Lectures and tutorials.


  • Fall (September 3 - December 2, 2024)
  • Winter (January 13 - April 12, 2025)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

$83.99 CAD + applicable taxes.


Prerequisite: MATH 206 or equivalent.
NOTE: See §14.2.2 (Mature Entry) and 61.20 (Extended Credit).
NOTE: Students who have received credit or an exemption for a course at the level of ACTU 256 or above; MAST 218 or above; MATH 251 or above; STAT 249 or above; or for a course having any of these courses in its sequence of prerequisites, may not take this course for credit.
NOTE: Students in programs leading to the BSc degree or the BA programs in Mathematics and Statistics may not take this course for credit to be applied to their program of concentration.


Finite Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences. 14th Edition. By Barnett, Ziegler, Byleen, and Stocker. Pearson.

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


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