# Math 30440 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics

## Spring 2010

General course arrangements: here

Final exam: here. Here's a summary of topics covered on the final exam. Here's a practice final (with solutions).

Concourse was used for distributing all other information for this course. Below is an archive of the course material.

### Course archive

Links to online calculators used during the semster:

Midterm exams:

Homework instructions: Homework assignments will be announced on this page most Fridays and will be due at the beginning of class the following Friday. Each assignment will involve some reading and some problems.

Presented assignments should be neat and legible, and contain a cover page with your name, the course number, the assignment number and the due date. The pages of the assignment must be stapled together. The grader reserves the right to leave ungraded any assignment that is disorganized, untidy or incoherent, and to deduct marks for lack of cover page/staple. No late assignments will be accepted.

It is permissible (and encouraged) to discuss the assignments with your colleagues; but the writing of each assignment must be done on your own. Unless a problem requires minimal work, you should show your work for each problem.

Homework assignments: (solutions are all together below the list of assignments)

• Week 10: (due *Monday* April 26) Read Chapter 8 up to the start of Section 8.4 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 8: 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 21, 25.
• Week 9: (due Friday April 16) Read Chapter 7.3.2, 7.4 and 7.5 and do the following exercises (for q29, use for example random.org).
• Chapter 7: 29 (optional), 32, 34, 36, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43, 49, 50, 54, 55.
• Week 8: (due Friday April 9) Read Chapter 7 through to the end of Section 7.3.1 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 7: 1, 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 17, 21, 26.
• Week 7: (due Friday March *26*) Read Chapter 6 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 6, relevant preparation for second midterm: 1, 4, 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15.
• Chapter 6, material not covered on second midterm: 18, 19, 22, 26, 28.
• Week 6: (due Friday March 5) Read Chapter 5, Sections 5 and 6 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 5: 23, 24, 27, 28, 31, 33, 37, 38, 39.
• Week 5: (due Friday February 26) Read Chapter 5, Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 5: 6, 10, 11, 12, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22.
• Week 4: (due Friday February 19, after the first midterm) Read Chapter 4, Sections 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 (not 8), and Chapter 5, Section 1 and do the following exercises. The Chapter 4 exercises are relevant to the first midterm.
• Chapter 4: 21, 24, 26, 28, 29 (only (a) will be graded), 31, 34a), 40, 41, 43, 45, 56.
• Chapter 5: 3, 5.
• Week 3: (due *Monday* February 8) Read Chapter 4, Sections 1, 2 and 3 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 4: 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16a), 17.
• Week 2: (due Friday January 29) Read Chapter 3, Sections 6 through 8 and Chapter 4, Section 1 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 3: 18, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 35, 37 (ignore the the parts about ``2-out-of-4'' and ``3-out-of-5'' systems), 39, 47.
• Chapter 4: 1, 4.
• Week 1: (due Friday January 22) Read Chapter 3, Sections 1 through 5 and do the following exercises.
• Chapter 3: 1, 3a), b) and c), 5, 6a), b) and c), 8b) and d), 10, 11, 12, 14, 15 and 17.

Homework solution files: