STAT/MA 416, Fall 2007

416-01-01: 9:00 -- 10:15 AM in REC 114

416-02-01: 3:00 -- 4:15 PM in UNIV 203

Email: mdw@purdue.edu

Office hours:

Tuesdays: 8:00 -- 9:00 AM and 2:00 -- 3:00 PM in MATH 540

Thursdays: 8:00 -- 9:00 AM and 2:00 -- 3:00 PM in MATH 540

Exception to Office Hours:

On each day when homework is due,

the 8:00 AM -- 9:00 AM office hour is relocated to MATH 211,

so that more space is available for students to attend!

Email: lbarboza@stat.purdue.edu

Office hours:

Monday: 3:30 -- 5:30 PM in MATH G132

Wednesday: 3:30 -- 4:20 PM and 5:30 -- 6:30 PM in MATH G132

An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, Volume I, 3rd (revised) edition, by William Feller (ISBN: 9780471257080)

An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, Volume II, 2nd edition, by William Feller (ISBN: 9780471257097)

Introduction to Probability Theory, by Paul G. Hoel, Sidney C. Port, and Charles J. Stone (ISBN: 9780395046364)

The midterm exams and the final exam will be common among all STAT/MA 416 students.

Plan to be present at all exams. Plan to be present for class every day.

click here for Midterm 1 answers in pdf format

click here for Midterm 2 answers in pdf format

click here for Midterm 3 answers in pdf format

HW #1, due Tuesday, August 28: Chapter 1--problems: 5, 9, 10, 15, 16, 19, 22, 24, 28, 31, 32, 33a; theoretical exercises: 5, 6, 17, 20, 21, 23; self-test problems and exercises: 14 (find a solution without a summation)

click here for Homework 1 answers in pdf format

HW #2, due Tuesday, September 4: Chapter 2--problems: 2, 3, 7, 12, 15, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 28, 32, 35, 38, 40, 42, 43, 45, 53, 56; theoretical exercises: 15, 19, 20

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HW #3, due Thursday, September 13: Chapter 3--problems: 4, 5, 9, 14a, 16, 19, 22, 23, 30, 34, 37, 43, 44, 47, 48, 51, 53, 56, 65, 67c, 70, 73, 74, 77, 84, 85; theoretical exercise: 11

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HW #4, due Thursday, September 27: Chapter 4--problems: 2, 4, 6, 8, 14, 18, 19, 21, 22, 28, 30, 33, 36, 37, 38, 44, 46, 52, 54, 58, 59, 64, 72, 73, 75, 78, 79

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HW #5, due Tuesday, October 16: Chapter 5--problems: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 32, 33, 34, 37, 39, 40

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HW #6, due Thursday, November 15: Chapter 6--problems 2a, 3a, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 23, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 38, 41, 43, 49, 54, 57 and also Chapter 7--problems 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13

click here for Homework 6 answers in pdf format

HW #7, due Friday, December 7, by 4:30 PM in Dr. Ward's office: Chapter 7--problems 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 48, 50, 53, 56, 58, 75 and also Chapter 8--problems 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 14, 15

click here for Homework 7 answers in pdf format

http://www.soa.org/education/course-catalog/fall-exam-session/2007/edu-calculators.aspx

The list includes ONLY the models:

"the battery or solar-powered Texas Instruments BA-35 model calculator, the BA II Plus*, the BA II Plus Professional*, the TI-30Xa or TI-30X II*, (IIS solar or IIB battery)"

* The memory of TI-30X II (IIS solar or IIB battery), BA II Plus and BA II Plus Professional will need to be cleared by the examination supervisor upon the candidates' entrance to the examination room. For the BA II Plus and BA II Plus Professional, clearing will reset the calculator to the factory default settings.

Week 1: | Tues, Aug 21 Lecture: Sections 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 HW #1 assigned |
Thurs, Aug 23 Lecture: Sections 1.5, 1.6, 2.2 |

Week 2: | Tues, Aug 28 Lecture: 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 HW #1 due HW #2 assigned |
Thurs, Aug 30 Lecture: 2.5, 3.2, 3.3 |

Week 3: | Tues, Sept 4 Lecture: 3.3 HW #2 due HW #3 assigned |
Thurs, Sept 6 Lecture: 3.3, 3.4 |

Week 4: | Tues, Sept 11 Lecture: 3.5, 4.1 |
Thurs, Sept 13 Lecture: 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 HW #3 due HW #4 assigned |

Week 5: | Tues, Sept 18 Review in class Midterm Exam 1: 7:00 -- 8:15 PM in ME 161 Topics: Chapters 1, 2, 3 |
Thurs, Sept 20 Lecture: 4.5, 4.6, 4.7 |

Week 6: | Tues, Sept 25 Lecture: 4.8, 4.9 |
Thurs, Sept 27 Lecture: 5.1, 5.2 HW #4 due HW #5 assigned |

Week 7: | Tues, Oct 2 Lecture: 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 |
Thurs, Oct 4 Lecture: 5.4 |

Week 8: | Tues, Oct 9 October break (no class) |
Thurs, Oct 11 Lecture: 5.5, 5.7 |

Week 9: | Tues, Oct 16 Lecture: 6.1 HW #5 due |
Thurs, Oct 18 Review in class Midterm Exam 2: 7:00 -- 8:15 PM in ME 161 Topics: Chapters 4, 5 |

Week 10: | Tues, Oct 23 Lecture: 6.1, 6.2 |
Thurs, Oct 25 Lecture: 6.2 |

Week 11: | Tues, Oct 30 Lecture: 6.3 HW #6 assigned class evaluations class pictures candy for Halloween |
Thurs, Nov 1 Lecture: 6.4, 6.5 |

Week 12: | Tues, Nov 6 Lecture: 6.7 |
Thurs, Nov 8 Lecture: 7.1, 7.2 |

Week 13: | Tues, Nov 13 Lecture: 7.3 |
Thurs, Nov 15 Lecture: 7.4 HW #6 due |

Week 14: |
class on Tuesday (Nov 20) is cancelled Midterm Exam 3 is MONDAY, November 19, 7:00 -- 8:15 PM in ME 161 Topics: Chapters 6, 7.1-7.4 |
Thurs, Nov 22 Thanksgiving vacation (no class) |

Week 15: | Tues, Nov 27 Lecture: 7.5 HW #7 assigned |
Thurs, Nov 29 Lecture: 7.7, 8.2, 8.3 |

Week 16: | Tues, Dec 4 Lecture: 8.3, 8.4 |
Thurs, Dec 6 Review (in class) HW #7 due at 4:30 PM on Friday, Dec 7 |

Final Exam: Wednesday, December 12,
10:20 AM -- 12:20 PM Location: WTHR 104 (Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, room 104) Topics: Chapters 1 - 8 (comprehensive) |