Math 30440, Section 01 --- Introduction to Probability and Statistics
University of Notre Dame, Spring 2009
- Final Exam:
- Wednesday, May 6, 1.45-3.45, NIEW 118
- Here is a summary of all the topics to be covered on the final. Notice that it
does not include anything from chapter 9.
- Here is a practice test (longer than the actual test!), with solutions.
- Solutions to *all* homeworks now posted to the assignments page.
- Review Sessions:
- Monday 7-9pm, Hayes-Healy 229 (Prof. Gerdes)
- Tuesday 3-5pm, Hayes-Healy 129 (Prof. Galvin)
- Upcoming office hours:
- Wednesday 3-4pm
- Thursday 4-5.30pm
- Friday: 2-4.30pm
- Weedend: I'll be out of town, and out of email range
- Monday: 3pm-5pm
- Tuesday: 11am-1pm
- Wednesday: I don't know what time I'll be in tomorrow (Doctor's appointment), but it should be around noon.
You should find me in my office from then until 1.30
- Here are the excel files from the two in-class examples on linear regression.
- Here's a list of interval estimates that we've seen.
- Here are some notes giving justifications for the central
limit theorem and the equation for the sample variance.
- Help! I've fallen and I don't know which distribution to use to get up!
- Here's a list of common distributions with information about their parameters and uses.
- SECOND MIDTERM: Tuesday, March 17, 8am-9.15am, 155 DeBartolo. Information about
the make-up will be available closer to the time. Everything from the first exam is fair game, as well as:
4.8, 4.9 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 (definition only), 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 and 5.8.1. You may bring up to three pages of handwritten notes.
- Review sessions: Prof. Gerdes (who teaches Sec 02) will hold open office hours in HH 112 from 4pm to 5pm Monday,
and from 6.20pm to 9pm; I will hold a review session on Monday
from 5pm to 6.20pm in De Bartolo 126. Please come prepared with questions!
- Office hours: Monday from 3pm to 5pm.
- Practice problems: There are two sets. The first is a practice exam with
questions similar in style to the actual exam, and a similar length (solutions are here). The second is a miscellaneous collection of
problems that you might also like to look over as preparation
- Office hours: From now on, I'll be trying to stick to the following regular pattern of office hours. M 3-4, W 10.40-11.40 and 3-4.
Homeworks will be collected in class on Wednesdays, but I will also allow them to be left in my mailbox up to 3pm Thursday (hence the Wed afternoon office hours).
- Power point on Poisson distribution
(created by Larry Winner, U. Fla.)
- Poisson distribution calculator:
Binomial distribution calculator: http://cnx.org/content/m11024/latest/ (scroll down)
- FIRST MIDTERM: Thursday, February 12, 8am-9.15am, 155 DeBartolo Hall. Information about the make-up will be available closer to the time.
The exam will cover all of chapters 3 and 4, *except* 4.3.2, 4.8 and 4.9.
- Review sessions: Prof. Gerdes (who teaches Sec 02) will hold a review session on Tuesday at 7pm, Hayes-Healy 229; I will hold one on Wednesday
from 4.20 to 5.50, Hayes-Healy 129. Come prepared with questions.
- Practice problems: here are some problems that you might like to do as preparation.
- ROOM CHANGE! Starting Friday, January 16, this class will meet in NIEU 127
- I'll be in my office from 3pm to 5pm this coming Friday (Jan 16)
Created by David Galvin, and last revised on December 15, 2008.