## MATH 402 Enumerative Combinatorics

**MATH 402**

**Enumerative Combinatorics**

**Units: 3.00**

Enumerative combinatorics is concerned with counting the number of elements of a finite set. The techniques covered include inclusion-exclusion, bijective proofs, double-counting arguments, recurrence relations, and generating functions. Given jointly with MATH 802.

LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

**Requirements:**Prerequisite MATH 210 or MATH 211. Recommended Experience with abstract mathematics and mathematical proof, and a good foundation in linear algebra.

**Offering Faculty:**Faculty of Arts and Science

## Mathematics and Statistics

https://www.queensu.ca/academic-calendar/graduate-studies/programs-study/mathematics-statistics/

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in its own building, Jeffery Hall, and this building also houses most of the facilities associated with the department. A large number of networked public computers and workstations are located in Jeffery Hall and provide students and staff with ready access to standard computing software and to the Internet.

## Mathematics – Major (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

MATH-M-BSH Subject: Administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Plan: Consists of 60.0 units as described below. Program: The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

## Concurrent Education Degree Requirements

https://www.queensu.ca/academic-calendar/education/concurrent-education-degree-requirements/

**...**Any **MATH** or STAT are acceptable. **MATH** 2080Y**...**0, 401/3.0, **402**/3.0, 403**...**

## Computing, Mathematics and Analytics – Specialization (Computing) – Bachelor of Computing (Honours)

**...**467 Fuzzy Logic ; **MATH** 401 Graph Theory ; **MATH** **402** Enumerative Combinatorics ; **MATH** 418 Number Theory**...**

## Computing, Mathematics and Analytics – Specialization (Computing) – Bachelor of Computing (Honours)

**...**467 Fuzzy Logic ; **MATH** 401 Graph Theory ; **MATH** **402** Enumerative Combinatorics ; **MATH** 418 Number Theory**...**

## Biotechnology – Specialization (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)

**...****MATH** 121 Differential and Integral Calculus or **MATH****...**to Animal Physiology , BIOL **402** Experiments in Plant**...**