## Mathematics 340 - Fall 2015

Calendar

August
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
24 25 26
Sections 1.1 - 1.2
Homework
Sample spaces
27 28
Sections 1.3 - 1.4
Homework
Equally likely outcomes
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2:30 p.m - 3:00 p.m.
31
Section 1.4
Homework
Binomial coefficients
September
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 2
Section 1.5
Homework
Identities and probability measures
3 4
Section 1.6
Homework
Inclusion-exclusion
7
Labor Day
8 9
Sections 2.1 - 2.2
Homework
Conditional probability
Problem Set # 1
10 11
Section 2.3
Homework
Bayes' theorem
14
Section 2.5
Homework
Independent events
15 16
Sections 3.1 - 3.2
Homework
Random variables
Problem Set # 2
17 18
Section 3.3
Homework
Binomial random variables
21
Review for Exam # 1
22
Office hour:
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
23
Exam # 1
24 25
Sections 3.4 - 3.6
Homework
Discrete distributions
28
Sections 3.7 - 3.8
Homework
Change of variables and independence
29 30
Section 3.9
Homework
Connections: binomial and hypergeometric
October
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 2
Sections 4.1 - 4.2
Homework
Expectation
5
Sections 4.3 and 4.5
Homework
Geometric and negative binomial distributions
Problem Set # 3
6 7
Section 4.6
Homework
Variance
8 9
No class
12
Fall break
13
Fall break
14
Sections 4.7 - 4.8
Homework
The Poisson Distribution
Problem Set # 4
15
No office hour
Midpoint of the term
16
Sections 5.1 - 5.2
Homework
Continuous random variables
19
Review for Exam # 2
20
Office hour:
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
21
Exam # 2
22 23
Section 5.4
Homework
The normal distribution
Standard normal table
26
Sections 5.5 - 5.6
Homework
The exponential distribution
27 28
Sections 6.2, 6.4 - 6.5
Homework
Moments
29 30
Section 6.6
Homework
Properties of Moment Generating Functions
November
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2
Sections 7.1.1 - 7.1.2
Homework
Joint Distributions
Problem Set # 5
3 4
Sections 7.1.1 - 7.1.2
Homework
Independence and conditional distributions
5 6
Sections 7.1 - 7.2
Homework
Expectations and transformations
9
Section 7.3
Homework
Covariance
10 11
Section 8.4
Homework
The gamma distribution
Problem Set # 6
12 13
Section 10.1.3
Homework
Some inequalities
16
Review for Exam # 3
17
Office hour:
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
18
Exam # 3
19 20
Section 10.2
Sums of independent random variables
23
Section 10.3
The central limit theorm
24 25
Thanksgiving break
26
Thanksgiving break
27
Thanksgiving break
30
Section 10.3
Homework
Central limit theorem: examples
December
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 2
Section 10.3 (cont'd)
3
No office hours
4
Section 10.4
Homework
Chi-square distribution
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7
Review for final exam
8 9 10 11
14 15
Office hours:
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
16
Final Exam
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
17 18