Kevin Carlin Spring 99 MAT208.01 MW 2:30
A scientific calculator will be required.
In addition to a notebook you will also need a one-inch ring binder and a supply of loose-leaf paper. The binder will be used to compile a homework journal.
Probabilities: sample spaces and events, probability axioms, calculation of probabilities, continuity.
Conditional probability: conditioning, Bayes' formula, independent events.
Discrete random variables: distribution functions, expectation and variance of a discrete random variable, Bernoulli trials, binomial and Poisson distributions.
Continuous random variables: expectation and variance of a continuous random variable, uniform, normal and exponential distributions.
Additional topics: jointly distributed random variables, independent random variables, sums of random variables, moment generating functions, the law of large numbers.
|homework journal||@ 40 points||40|
|5 quizzes||@ 20 points||100|
|2 exams||@ 100 points||200|
|Final exam||@ 160 points||160|
Grades are based on partial credit and will be scaled. Typically A- = 75%, B- = 60%, C- = 50%, D- = 35%.
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