


Cheating Policy: You can work together on the homeworks. Exams are individual work only and if I have determined that you have cheated, I will give you an F* in the course.
Religious Holiday Policy: If you will miss class, especially a class during which there will be an exam or other required work, for a religious holiday, you must inform me during the first two weeks of the semester.

Tentative Syllabus  

Date  Topics  Work Due 
Monday, August 20  1.11.3: Sample spaces and probability measures   
Wednesday, August 22  1.4: Combinatorics   
Friday, August 24  1.4: Combinatorics   
Monday, August 27  1.4: Combinatorics   
Wednesday, August 29  1.5: Conditional probabilities and Bayes's Theorem   
Friday, August 31  1.6: Independence  Chapter 1: 5, 7, 13, 18, 23, 24, 28, 33, 34, 35. 
Monday, September 3  LABOR DAY   
Wednesday, September 5  2.1: Models for discrete data   
Friday, September 7  2.2: Models for continuous data  Chapter 1: 39, 47, 53, 56, 57, 68, 70, 74, 75, 78. 
Monday, September 10  2.2: Models for continuous data   
Wednesday, September 12  2.3: Functions of a random variable   
Friday, September 14  2.3: Functions of a random variable  Chapter 2: 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 21, 24, 27, 32. 
Monday, September 17  3.2: Joint distributions of discrete random variables   
Wednesday, September 19  3.3 Joint distributions of continuous random variables   
Friday, September 21  3.3 Joint distributions of continuous random variables  Chapter 2: 34, 37, 42, 43, 44, 47, 49, 60, 67, 68. Extra credit: 72. 
Monday, September 24  Review   
Wednesday, September 26  Review 
Practice Exam 1A Practice Exam 1B Combinatorial Proof Practice 
Friday, September 28  Exam 1 (covering chapters 1 and 2)   
Monday, October 1  3.4: Joint distribution of independent random variables   
Wednesday, October 3  3.5: Conditional distributions   
Friday, October 5  3.5: Conditional distributions   
Monday, October 8  3.6: Functions of jointly distributed random variables   
Wednesday, October 10  3.6: Functions of jointly distributed random variables   
Friday, October 12  FALL RECESS   
Monday, October 15  3.6: Functions of jointly distributed random variables  Chapter 3: 2, 5, 6, 11, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30. 
Wednesday, October 17  3.7: Extrema and order statistics   
Friday, October 19  4.1: Expected values   
Monday, October 22  4.1: Expected values   
Wednesday, October 24  4.2: Variance and standard deviation   
Friday, October 26  4.3: Covariance and correlation  Chapter 3: 32, 38, 43, 44, 47, 55, 64, 67, 70, 74. 
Monday, October 29  4.3: Covariance and correlation   
Wednesday, October 31  4.4: Conditional expectation and prediction   
Friday, November 2  4.4: Conditional expectation and prediction  Chapter 4: 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 36, 37, 42. 
Monday, November 5  Review   
Wednesday, November 7  Review 
Practice Exam 2A Practice Exam 2B 
Friday, November 9  Exam 2 (covering material through 4.2)   
Monday, November 12  4.5: Moment generating functions   
Wednesday, November 14  4.6: Approximate Methods   
Friday, November 16  4.6: Approximate Methods   
Thanksgiving Week November 1923  
Monday, November 26  5.2: Law of Large Numbers  Exam 2 rewrites due. 
Wednesday, November 28  5.3: Convergence in distribution  Chapter 4: 49, 52, 53, 68, 83, 75, 77, 84, 85, 102. 
Friday, November 30  5.3: The Central Limit Theorem   
Monday, December 3  Chapter 6: The distribution of common sample statistics   
Wednesday, December 5  Catch up day/review/evaluations 
Chapter 5: 1, 2, 6, 7, 11, 12, 16, 20 (skip the part about comparing to part (a) of previous problems), 28, 29.
Solutions to the Last Homework Assignment to be posted after you turn them in. 
Friday, December 7  Review/evaluations 
Problem List for the Final Exam 
Final  Wednesday, December 12, 12:302:30 pm 