MAEC_Intro08

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1 Jointly offered by Departments of Mathematics and Economics
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2 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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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 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
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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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