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Jointly offered by
Departments of Mathematics and Economics
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Academic Aspirations
Provide students with solid training in
fundamental theories in both mathematics
and economics.
Equip students with quantitative reasoning
skills, conceptual understanding and the
ability to effectively communicate in
mathematics and in the language of
economics and social science.
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Provide a program of study for students who
seek the option of taking a quantitatively
oriented job in financial industry or intend to
pursue postgraduate study in applied
mathematics, economics, or in a related
area, like quantitative finance or
management science.
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Why choose this degree program?
The program is advantageous to students who
otherwise would take a single major in
mathematics or economics.
Sequences of mathematics and economics
courses are provided to equip students with a
strong quantitative background in economics
and related areas in management and
finance.
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Career Prospects
Ample career opportunities in the financial
sector and public sector for university
graduates that fully understand the use of
mathematical and economic tools and those
who are able to use the knowledge and
language of both disciplines.
Equipped with the necessary background for
entry into postgraduate degree programs in
applied mathematics and economics.
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Apportionment of legislature seats based
on populations of districts
District
Population
A
9061
8.713
[9]
9.061
[9]
9.41
[9]
B
7179
6.903
[7]
7.179
[7]
7.455*
[8]
C
5259
5.057
[5]
5.259
[5]
5.461*
[6]
D
3319
3.191
[3]
3.319*
[4]
3.447
[3]
E
1182
1.137
[1]
1.182
[1]
1.227
[1]
26000
25
26
27
exact quota
27 seats
exact quota
25 seats
26 seats
exact quota
Method of Greatest Remainder – Favoring
districts with larger population
Order the remainder
q
i

q
i
, and allocate,
one each, to the districts having the largest
fractional remainders.
Integer programming problem.
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Winter '08 term at BYU.
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