Math/Stat 414:
Intro to Probability Theory

73 Willard Bldg
MWF 2:30-3:20

Instructor

John Fricks
314 Thomas Bldg
814-865-3235
fricks@stat.psu.edu
office hours:
Monday 1:00-2:20
Wednesday 1:00-2:20

Teaching Assistant

Jingyun Yang
418 Thomas
814-865-3230
mjyyang@stat.psu.edu
office hours:
Tuesday 2:00-3:00
Thursday 2:00-3:00

Syllabus

Final

Wednesday, May 3, 2006
117 Henderson
8:00-9:50 am

Additional office hours before final:
Friday, April 28, 2006, 2:30-5:00
Tuesday, May 2, 2006, 2:00-5:00

Homework

HW 1 (Due Jan 18)
6.2-5, 6.2-12, 6.2-13
6.2-15, 6.2-17

HW 2 (Due Jan 25)
6.3-1, 6.3-4, 6.3-6, 6.3-7

HW 3 (Due Feb 1)
6.4-1, 6.4-3, 6.4-15, 6.4-16

HW 4 (Due Feb 8)
6.4-21, 6.5-1, 6.5-3, 6.5-10
6.5-12, 6.6-1

HW 5 (Due Feb 15)
6.6-5, 6.6-6, 6.6-9
6.11-1, 6.11-6,
Show that the covariance of alphahat
and betahat is zero.

Bonus Points for Exam (Due Feb 22)
1. 6.3-4
2. Exam question #1
3. 6.2-15
4. Exam question #2
5. 6.5-10
6. Exam question #3

HW 6 (Due Feb 29)
6.11-8, 6.9-9

HW 7 (Due March 15)
6.14-4

HW 8 (Due March 22)
7.2-4, 8.1-1, 8.1-3, 8.1-17

HW 9 (Due March 29)
8.2-1, 8.2-7, 8.2-13, 8.3-1(a,b), 8.3-10

HW 10 (Due April 5)
8.7-1, this problem, 8.9-1

HW 11 (Due April 19)
8.5-1, 8.6-1, 9.1-1, 9.1-8

HW 12 (Due April 26)
9.2-1, 9.2-4,9.3-3

Practice Questions for Final
6.2-7b, 6.2-8, 6.2-9, 6.3-3, 6.9-3, 6.9-6
6.11-7, 6.14-2, 6.14-3, 7.2-2, 8.1-5, 8.1-14
8.2-16, 8.5-5, 9.1-10, 9.1-12(a,b), 9.2-3, 9.2-7
Note that this list is not exhaustive
of the topics covered in class
(or which may be on the final).