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

## Syllabus

The following is a tentative syllabus for the course. This page will be updated irregularly.
On the other hand, the weekly syllabus contained in the Homework Assignments page will always be accurate.

Lectures Sections in Text Brief Description
3/29 1.1 Simulation of Discrete Probabilities
9/31 1.2 Discrete Probability Distributions
4/3 1.2 (cont'd);2.1 Discrete Probability Distributions; Simulation of Continuous Probabilities
4/5 2.1 (cont'd);2.2 Continuous Density Functions
4/7 2.2 (cont'd) Continuous Density Functions
4/10 3.1 Permutations
4/12 3.2 Combinations
4/14 4.1 Conditional Probability: Discrete Conditional Probabilities
4/17   Midterm Review
4/19   Midterm Exam 1
4/21 4.2 Continuous Conditional Probabilities
4/24 5.1 Important Distributions
4/25 5.2 Important Densities
4/28 6.1 Expected Value
5/1 6.2 Variance of Discrete Random Variables
5/3 6.3 Continuous Random Variables
5/5 6.3 (cont'd) Continuous Random Variables
5/8 8.1 Law of Large Numbers: Discrete Random Variables
5/10   Midterm Exam 2
5/12 8.2 Law of Large Numbers: Continuous Random Variables
5/15 8.2(cont'd), 9.1 Law of Large Numbers, Central Limit Theorem: Bernoulli Trials
5/16 (x-hour) 9.1 (cont'd) Discrete Independent Trials
5/17 9.2 Continuous Independent Trials
5/19 12.1 Random Walks in Euclidian Space
5/21 12.1 (cont'd) Random Walks in Euclidian Space
5/24   No class today; we used the x-hour on 5/16 to make up for this hour
5/24   No class today; we will use the x-hour on 5/30 to make up for this hour
5/30 12.2 Gambler's Ruin
5/31   Review
6/3   Final Exam

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