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MATH 394 A: Probability I

Meeting Time: 
MWF 9:30am - 10:20am
Location: 
LOW 106
SLN: 
17330
Joint Sections: 
STAT 394 A
Instructor:
Krzysztof Burdzy
Krzysztof Burdzy

Syllabus Description:

Office hours: Wednesday 12:30-1:20 and Friday 1:00-1:50 or by appointment.
Office: Padelford C-530, tel. 543-4297
E-mail: burdzy@uw.edu
Text: (Required) S.M. Ross, First Course in Probability
Grading policy: Homework 20%, midterm I 20%, midterm II 20%, final 40%.

Exams
Bring calculator: Ti-30x IIS, the same model as for the calculus sequence Math 124/5, about $15.00 at the bookstore

Closed books, closed notes.

One page of notes is OK.

  • Handwritten
  • Both sides OK
  • Any size

Midterm I
Date:  Friday, January 19 (in class)
Review: Wednesday, January 17 (in class)
Material covered by Midterm I: Chapters 1 and 2 

Midterm II
Date: Friday, February 23 (in class)
Review: Wednesday, February 21 (in class)
Material covered by Midterm II: Chapters 3 and 4.

Final
Time and date: 8:30-10:20 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Material covered by the final exam: Chapters 1-4 and Sections 5.1-5.4 
Review: Friday, March 9  (in class)

Catalyst

Catalyst will be used for recording of homework and exam scores.

Catalog Description: 
Sample spaces; basic axioms of probability; combinatorial probability; conditional probability and independence; binomial, Poisson, and normal distributions. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in either MATH 126 or MATH 136. Offered: jointly with STAT 394; AWS.
GE Requirements: 
Natural World (NW)
Credits: 
3.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 10:42pm
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