Math 60
Probability
Last updated May 31, 2008 12:24:35 EDT

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• We meet during the x-hour on Tuesday, April 4, to get used with Maple. Attendance is optional, but if you have limited or no programming experience you will probably want to attend this X session.

### Homework Assigments

Week of May 30 - 31, 2006
 Tuesday: We meet for questions regarding the final during the x-hour! Wednesday: Lecture Notes A few more paradoxes! This is the last day of school! I hope that you have enjoyed the term as much as I did! Good luck and have a nice summer!
Week of May 22 - 26, 2006
 Monday: Study 12.2,4.3; Lecture Notes Homework due Tuesday, May 30Section 12.2 #4,5 Wednesday: No class today! We made up for this class during one of the x-hours! Friday: No class today! We made up for this class during one of the x-hours!
Week of May 15 - 19, 2006
 Monday: Study 9.2,9.3; Lecture Notes Homework due Tuesday, May 30Section 9.2 #12, Section 9.3 #11,12 Wednesday: Study 12.1;Lecture Notes Homework due Tuesday, May 30 Section 12.1 #2,6 Friday: Study:12.1; Lecture Notes Homework due Tuesday, May 30 No new homework assigned today
Week of May 8 - 12, 2006
 Monday: Study 6.3; Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, May 19Section 6.3 #10,14,17,18 Tuesday: We are using this x-hour to make up for the class on May 24! Study8.1,8.2; Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, May 19: Section 8.1 #10,12; Section 8.2 #12,14 Wednesday: Midterm Exam 2 Good Luck! Friday: Study:9.1; Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, May 19: Section 9.1 #15
Week of May 1 - 5, 2006
 Monday: Study 5.1; Lecture Notes Homework due Monday, May 15Section 5.1 #12, 15,22, 26,42 Tuesday: Study5.2; Lecture Notes Homework due Monday, May 15: Section 5.2 #16, 22, 32 Wednesday: Study6.1; Lecture Notes Homework due Monday, May 15: Section 6.1 #20,21,26 Friday: Study:6.2, 6.3; Lecture Notes Homework due Monday, May 15: Section 6.2 #14
Week of April 24 - 28, 2006
 Monday: No class today; we will use the x-hour on Tuesday, May 2 to make up for this class No homework today; Wednesday: Study4.1 (cont'd); Lecture Notes Homework due May 5: The homework which was due at the end of this week is now due next Friday! The following two problems are also part of the homework due Friday, May 5: Suppose two people simultaneously each flip a coin. Will the results of the two flips usually be independent? Under what circumstances might they not be independent? Suppose that you are able to repeat an experiment many times, and you wish to check whether or not two events are independent. How might you go about this? Friday: Study:4.2; Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, May 5: Section 4.2 #2,6,8
Week of April 17 - 21, 2006
 Monday: Study: Ch. 1,2, and 3. We are going to have a midterm review today Lecture Notes No homework today; All Programs from the book in a single file (choose the version suitable for your operating system): maple5.4.zip, maple5.4.tar.gz, maple5.4.sit.hqx Wednesday: In class midterm No new homework assigned. Friday: Study:4.1; Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, May 5: Section 4.1 #5, 8, 20, 24, 28 Monty Hall game
Week of April 10 - 14, 2006
 Monday: Study: 3.1 Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, April 21:Section 3.1 #4,14,18,21 All Programs from the book (choose the version suitable for your operating system): maple5.4.zip, maple5.4.tar.gz, maple5.4.sit.hqx Tuesday: We meet again during the x-hour to practice more with maple. I will prepare a small handout containing the first steps in programming with Maple. Here is the handout. This is a slightly expanded version of the one I handed out today in class Wednesday: Study: 3.2 Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, April 21:Section 3.2 #8,12,20,22,26,30 Friday: Study:3.2 (cont'd), 4.1; Lecture Notes
Week of April 3 - 7, 2006
 Monday: Study: 1.2,2.1 Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, April 14:Section 1.2 #11,14,26, Section 2.1 #4,6 Programs: (please save them using right-click) Monte Carlo, Bertrand's Paradox, Buffon's Needle Wednesday: Study: 2.1,2.2 Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, April 14:Section 2.2 #2,6 Programs and useful links: A solution for Bertrand's Paradox E. T. Jaynes, "The Well-Posed Problem" Darts, Areabargraph Friday: Study:2.2; Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, April 14:Section 2.2 #8,12,14
Week of March 29 - 31, 2006
 Wednesday: Study: 1.1 Lecture Notes Do: Programs: (please save them using right-click) Random Numbers, Coin Tosses, Dice Rolling, Heads or Tails, Spike Data, Spike Graphs Friday: Study: 1.2; Lecture Notes Homework due Friday, April 7: Section 1.1 #1,15; Section 1.2 #8,10,14

Marius Ionescu
Last updated May 31, 2008 12:24:35 EDT