Math/Stats 425, Introduction to Probability, Section 3

t=Winter 2005, MWF 1pm-2pm, (x,y,z)=1084 East Hall

Instructor: Harm Derksen
office: 3067 East Hall
email: hderksen@umich.edu
phone: (734) 763 2309
webpage: http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/~hderksen/math425/index.html
office hours: Mo 3:30pm-4:30pm, We 3pm-4pm, Fr 2pm-3pm, or by appointment.
Book: Sheldon Ross, A first course in Probability, 6th edition, Prentice Hall.
ISBN: 130338516
MondayWednesdayFriday
Jan 5
First class
Jan 7
Jan 10 Jan 12 Jan 14
Homework 1 due: Read 1.1-1.5. Hand in: Ch 1, problems, #9, #10, #15, #21, #24. Bonus: Theoretical Exercises, #8. Solutions: pdf, ps, dvi.
Jan 17
MLK day, no class
Jan 19 Jan 21
Quiz 1, on Chapter 1 and 2. Solutions: pdf, ps, dvi
Jan 24 Jan 26 Jan 28
Homework 2 due: Hand in: Ch 2, problems, #12, #16, #17 (no two rooks an be on same field), #52, #54; theoretical exercises, #19, Bonus: problems, #56. Solutions pdf, ps, dvi
Jan 31 Feb 2 Feb 4
Feb 7
Midterm Exam 1
Chapter 1,2,3. Solutions pdf, ps, dvi.
Feb 9 Feb 11
Homework 3 due: Ch 3, problems, #11, #14, #45, #62, #70. Bonus: theoretical exercises, #13. Solutions pdf, ps, dvi
Feb 14 Feb 16 Feb 18
Homework 4 due: Ch 4, problems #7,#8,#21,#24,#35. Bonus: theoretical exercises, #6. Solutions pdf, ps, dvi
Feb 21 Feb 23
Quiz 2 on Section 4.1-4.7. Solutions: pdf, ps, dvi
Feb 25
Homework 5 due: Ch 4, problems #43, #46, #51, #52, #75. Bonus: theoretical exercises, #19. Solutions pdf, ps, dvi
Feb 28
vacation
Mar 2
Vacation
Mar 4
Vacation
Mar 7 Mar 9 Mar 11
Mar 14 Mar 16
Homework 6 due: Ch 5, problems #1, #4, #8, #10. Bonus: theoretical exercises, #1.pdf, ps, dvi
Mar 18
Midterm Exam 2.
Chapter 4 up to 4.8.3. Chapter 5 up to 5.3. Solutions pdf, ps, dvi.
Mar 21 Mar 23
Mar 25
Mar 28 Mar 30 Apr 1
Homework 7 due. Chapter 5, problems, #16, #18, #28 (approximate with normal distr.), #33, #36. Bonus problem: click here Solutions pdf, ps, dvi
Apr 4
Quiz 3, CH 5, normal, exponenial, gamma distribution.
Apr 6 Apr 8
Homework 8 due. Chapter 6, problems, #6, #8, #16, #27. Bonus: theoretical exercises #4. Solutions (incomplete) pdf, ps, dvi
Apr 11 Apr 13 Apr 15
Apr 18
last class, Homework 9 due, Chapter 6, problems #33, #40, #42. Chapter 7, problems, #8, #12. Bonus: Chapter 7, theoretical Exercises, 1. Solutions pdf, ps, dvi
Wednesday, April 20, 12-2pm
REVIEW SESSION, 4088 EH!!!
Thursday, April 28, 1:30-3:30pm
FINAL EXAM, 1084 EH, Ch 1 up to 1.5, Ch 2 up to 2.5, Ch 3, Ch 4 up to 4.8.3, Ch 5: 5.1-5.6.1 and 5.7, Ch 6: 6.1-6.5, Ch 7, 7.1, 7.2.0, 7.3. Formulas pdf, ps, dvi.

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Grade: 2 midterms, 20% each; final, 25%; 9 Homeworks, 25% total; 3 Quizzes, 10% total. (20%+20%+25%+25%+10%=100%)
Homework: Work alone or in groups of 2. Each person has to write the solutions themselves. If you work with someone else, you should acknowledge this by writing the name of that person you worked with at the top of page 1. Bonus problems are harder and are optional. You can receive bonus points by doing the bonus problems. No late homework is accepted.