Dr. James Baglama's Website for MATH 108 Topics in Mathematics
Math 108 is a special topics course that satisfies the general education requirement for math at the University of Rhode Island. The content of the course varies from section to section and semester to semester and the course is intended for students majoring in the liberal arts or other fields that do not have a specific mathematical requirement. The prerequisite is a basic high school algebra background. MTH108 covers Elements of Operations Research, Identification Numbers, Transmitting Information and Cryptography, the Internet, Voting Methods, Apportionment Problems, and the Mathematics of Money.