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Roberta Bloom - Mathematics

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Roberta Bloom

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Course Syllabi


Mathematics and Statistics
B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Harvard University
I have been teaching math and statistics at De Anza College since 2001 and taught at Foothill College for several years before that. Although I teach statistics, calculus, and finite math most often, I enjoy teaching a wide variety of math courses at De Anza. I particularly enjoy the opportunity to introduce students to many applications of mathematics in the real world; mathematics is everywhere and affects our lives in many ways.
I have also worked in the finance industry as an actuary. An actuary analyzes risk based on past insurance or pension claims experience, prices insurance policies or pension plans, and analyzes profitability, and can do this in various areas of insurance (life, health, property) and pensions, using mathematics, probability and statistics as well as insurance (or pension) accounting and law.

Fall 2017
CRN Course Title
01511 MATH-010.-10 Elementary Statistics and Probability
01536 MATH-011.-01 Finite Mathematics
20972 MATH-012.-05 Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Science
Summer 2017
No classes found for Summer 2017.

Syllabi are in downloadable Adobe PDF icon PDFs.
Use navigation menu at left to link to the page for the appropriate course for the current quarter.
For links to current and past syllabi go to the Math Department website

Fall Quarter Office Hours:  In office S33N

Monday - Thursday: 11:35 - 12:15
Monday Afternoon 2:00-2:40 pm

Check with instructor if you wish to make an appointment at a different time or on a Friday, depending on the instructor's availability.


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phone icon Phone: 408.864.8591


Last Updated: 9/25/17