1 
Mon, Mar 26 
Class Information
What is probability?
Intro to counting

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 1.1.3, 1.1.5, 1.1.6 
GS: 
# 3.1.3, 3.1.6, 3.1.10, 3.1.12 

2 
Wed, Mar 28 
Quick review of writing proofs
Homework 1 Assigned

Suggested Homework:
Start HW 1
Read handouts:
Handout #1
Handout #2
Handout #3

3 
Fri, Mar 30 
Combinations and permutations

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.7 
GS: 
# 3.1.14, 3.1.15, 3.2.12, 3.2.19, 3.2.21, 3.2.24, 3.2.25 

4 
Mon, Apr 2 
Proofs by Induction
InclusionExclusion
Laws of probability

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 1.3.13, 1.3.14, 1.3.15 
GS: 
# 1.2.6, 1.2.7 

5 
Wed, Apr 4 
Conditional probability
Homework 1 due
Homework 2 assigned

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 1.4.3, 1.4.5(c), 1.4.6, 1.4.9, 1.4.12 
GS: 
# 4.1.1, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.6 

6 
Fri, Apr 6 
Bayes' Theorem
Tree Diagrams
Independence

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.6.3, 1.6.4, 1.6.7 
GS: 
# 4.1.14, 4.1.18, 4.1.19, 4.1.25 

7 
Mon, Apr 9 
Quiz 1 Review


8 
Tues, Apr 10 (Xhour) 
Quiz 1 (covers lectures 1—6)


9 
Wed, Apr 11 
Probabilistic paradoxes
Homework 2 due
Homework 3 delayed until Friday


10 
Fri, Apr 13 
Flavors of infinity Discrete vs. continuous Random variables
Homework 3 assigned

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 3.1.1, 3.1.3, 3.1.13a 

11 
Mon, Apr 16 
Expected value

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 3.2.3, 3.2.4, 3.2.5, 3.2.13 
GS: 
# 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.8, 6.1.16 

12 
Wed, Apr 18 
Variance and standard deviation

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.4 
GS: 
# 6.2.4(ad), 6.2.9, 6.2.11, 6.2.14, 6.2.23 

13 
Fri, Apr 20 
Markov and Chebyshev's inequalities
Homework 3 due
Homework 4 assigned (due on Wednesday)

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 3.2.8, 3.2.11, 3.3.12(a), 3.3.13(ab), 3.3.15, 3.review.13 
GS: 
# 6.2.12, 8.1.10 

14 
Mon, Apr 23 
Discrete Distributions: Uniform, Bernoulli, Binomial

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 2.1.{4,5,6,8,10,13} 
GS: 
# 5.1.{1,2,6} 

15 
Tues, Apr 24 (Xhour) 
Exam 1 Review


16 
Wed, Apr 25 
Discrete distributions: Geometric, Negative Binomial
Homework 4 due

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 3.4.{1,3,7,9,14,19} 
GS: 
# 5.1.{8,25} 

17 
Fri, Apr 27 
Poisson Distribution

Suggested Homework:
P: 
# 3.5.{1,2,4,5,6,9,10} 
GS: 
# 5.1.{14,21} 

18 
Mon, Apr 30 
Continuous distributions Gaussian (Normal) distribution

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19 
Wed, May 2 
Law of Large Numbers

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20 
Fri, May 4 
Central Limit Theorem

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21 
Mon, May 7 
Central Limit Theorem

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22 
Tues, May 8 (Xhour) 
Quiz 2


23 
Wed, May 9 
Moment generating functions

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24 
Fri, May 11 
Branching processes

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25 
Mon, May 14 
Markov chains

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26 
Wed, May 16 
Markov chains

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27 
Fri, May 18 
Markov chains

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28 
Mon, May 21 
Random walks

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29 
Wed, May 23 
Gambler's ruin

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30 
Fri, May 25 
Catch up

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Mon, May 28 
Memorial Day—No Class 

31 
Wed, May 30 
Catch up

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Sat, June 2 
Final exam

