Math/Stat 414 Introduction to Probability (Fall 2013)


instructor:

John Fricks
email: fricks@stat.psu.edu
office: 314 Thomas Bldg
office hours: M 10:15-11:45 R 2:00-3:30

grader:

Yifan Zhang
email: yxz192@psu.edu
office: 301 Thomas Bldg
office hours: T 2:30-3:30

syllabus

announcements:

  • Finals office hours Monday 12.16.2013 2-5, Tuesday 12.17.2013 9-12, Thursday 12.19.2013 2-5.
  • Office hours are cancelled for 10.7.2013.
  • Office hours are cancelled for 9.26.2013.

practice problems:

  • Problems 7.4, 7.11, 7.12, 7.13, 7.26, 7.30, 7.37, 7.38, 7.40, 7.45, 7.50, 7.55, 7.57, 8.2, 8.4, 8.7, 8.9, 8.15 to be completed by 12.9.2013
  • Problems 6.33, 6.35, 6.38, 6.39, 6.40, 6.42, 6.43 Theoretical Excercises 6.14, 6.20 to be completed by 11.18.2013
  • Problems 6.2, 6.7, 6.8, 6.10, 6.12, 6.17, 6.19, 6.22, 6.24, 6.27 Theoretical Exercises 6.2, 6.6, 6.8 to be completed by 11.11.2013
  • Problems 5.39, 5.40 Theoretical Exercises 5.21, 5.23, 5.25, 5.29 to be completed by 11.1.2013
  • Problems 5.20, 5.21, 5.23, 5.29, 5.24, 5.31, 5.32, 5.34, 5.36 Theoretical Exercises 5.10, 5.14, 5.21 to be completed by 10.28.2013
  • Problems 4.71, 4.75, 4.78, 4.79, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.6, 5.10, 5.11, 5.14 Theoretical Exercises 5.2, 5.5, 5.7 to be completed by 10.21.2013
  • Problems 4.19, 4.20, 4.23, 4.25, 4.27, 4.32, 4.38, 4.41, 4.46, 4.50, 4.54, 4.59, 4.61 Theoretical Exercises 4.2, 4.5, 4.9, 4.19 to be completed by 10.7.2013
  • Problems 3.37, 3.42, 3.45, 3.49, 3.51, 3.57, 4.1, 4.3, 4.7, 4.13, 4.15 Theoretical Exercises 3.6, 3.8, 3.15, 4.2 to be completed by 9.27.2013
  • Problems 3.1, 3.2, 3.6, 3.9, 3.11, 3.13, 3.16, 3.20, 3.25, 3.29, 3.36 Theoretical Exercises 3.1, 3.2 to be completed by 9.20.2013
  • Problems 2.3, 2.6, 2.10, 2.12, 2.15, 2.23, 2.27, 2.29, 2.36 Theoretical Exercises 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.11 to be completed by 9.13.2013
  • Problems 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.7, 1.9, 1.12, 1.14, 1.18, 1.21, 1.27, 1.31 to be completed by 9.6.2013

reading assignments:

  • Read Chapter 7 and 8 of Ross.
  • Read Chapter 6 of Ross.
  • Read Chapter 5 of Ross.
  • Read Chapter 4 of Ross.
  • Read Chapter 3 of Ross.
  • Read Chapter 2 of Ross.
  • Read Chapter 1 of Ross.

quiz and exam solutions:

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