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 |

Monday | Wednesday | Friday |
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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 |
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Wednesday, April 20, 12-2pm REVIEW SESSION, 4088 EH!!! |
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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. |

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. |