‘18.200: Principles of Discrete Applied Mathematics’

Table of contents

  1. Course Info
  2. Realistic Prerequisites
  3. Course Staff
  4. Lectures
  5. Problem Sets
  6. Exams
  7. Resources
  8. Grading

Course Info

Class Size 41
Hours/Week 7.3 (18 responses)
Instructors Peter Shor
Overall Rating 4.7/7.0

Realistic Prerequisites

  • Some students considered the material of 18.600 to be helpful.

Course Staff

  • Some students said they had a good experience with the course staff and some did not.


  • Lectures were considered less engaging and sometimes disorganized.
  • Lectures were recorded.

Problem Sets

  • Problem sets were considered straightforward and not too difficult.
  • Lecture notes were useful for the psets.


  • The exams were harder than the psets but not too challenging.
  • Some found the exams hard to complete within the given time frame.


  • Lecture notes were helpful and available on Canvas.


  • Students said they wished grading was more transparent.