Date  Topic  Homework  Due  
1  01/13 
Chapters: 1 and 2  read Chapters: 1 and 2 
01/15  
2  01/18 
Section 4.1: Experiments, sample spaces and events  read sections 4.1 and 4.2 
01/20  
3  01/20  Section 4.2 An introduction to probability  HW#1: Chapter 4, Exercises: 4, 6, 8, 10, 16, 20, 28, 30, 34, 36, 38, 42, 44ac, 48, 54 Solutions  01/25  
4  01/25  Section 4.3: Counting techniques  read section 4.3 
01/25  
5  01/27  Sections: 4.3 Counting rules and 4.4 Conditional probability  HW#2: Chapter 4, Exercises: 60,64, 66,78, 82, 92, 96, 98, 104, 114 Solutions 
02/01  
6  02/01  Section 4.5: Independence  HW#3: Chapter 4, Exercises: 118, 120, 128, 142, 144 Solutions 
02/03  
7  02/03  Review of Chapter 4  Thursday, February 3: Extended office hours: 2PM4PM, ADDITIONAL REVIEW SESSION: W201 6PM8PM: HELP SESSION: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2PM4PM, room N410 (BOYI YANG)  02/03  
8  02/08  Midterm Exam #1: Chapter 4, Homework: #1, #2, #3  Results: 20, 20, 20, 19, 13.5, 19.5, 10.5, 17.5, 20, 20, 18, 18.5, 13.5, 17, 17.5, 19.5,
19, 20, 13, 19, 19, 16.5, 14.5, 17, 13.5, 19.5, 15.5, 18.5, 20, 15, 17.5, 19.5, 16, 16, 14, 19, 20, 14,
18.5, 17, 20, 20, 16.5, 14.5, 18.5, 18, 17, 12.5, 19.5 Solutions 
02/08  
9  02/10  Sections 5.1 and 5.2: Random variables and probability distributions for discrete random variables  HW#4: Chapter 5: 2, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 18, 22, 24 Solutions 
02/14  
10  02/15  Section 5.3: Mean, variance and standard deviation for a discrete random variable  read sections 5.3, 5.4 and Chapter 3 (sections 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3)  02/17 

11  02/17  Section 5.4: The binomial distribution 
HW#5: Chapter 5: 28ab, 30ab, 38ab, 42ad, 46, 50, 52abc, 56abc, 60, 66 Solutions HELP SESSIONS: EVERY WEDNESDAY, FROM 3:30PM TO 5:30PM, ROOM N410 (BOYI YANG) 
02/22 

12  02/22  Section 5.5: Other discrete distributions: the geometric distribution  read Section 5.5 
02/22  
13  02/24  Section 5.5: The Poisson and the hypergeometric distribution 
HW#6: Chapter 5: 72, 74, 76, 78, 82, 84, 86, 90 Solutions 
03/01  
14  03/01  Sections 6.1 and 6.2: Probability distributions for continuous random variables and the Normal distribution 
read Sections 6.1 and 6.2  03/01  
15  03/03  Sections 6.2 and 6.4: The Normal and the Exponential distribution 
HW#7: Chapter 6: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 20, 22, 26, 30, 34, 40, 46 Solutions 
03/15  
  03/07  Spring Break 
Have fun!  03/11  
16  03/15  Review of Chapters 5 and 6  Tuesday, March 15: Extended office hours: 2PM4PM, ADDITIONAL REVIEW SESSION: W201 6PM8PM Help session, Wednesday, March 16, 3:30PM5:50PM, room N410 (Boyi Yang) 
03/15  
17  03/17  Midterm Exam #2 Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 (Homeworks: 4, 5, 6, and 7) 
Results: 25, 25, 25 ,25, 25, 25, 25, 25, 25, 25, 24, 24.5, 23, 22.5, 23, 24.5, 11, 24, 22, 24, 21, 25, 24.5, 22.5, 16, 21, 24.5, 23.5, 20, 22.5, 23.5, 21.5, 17, 23.5, 22.5, 21, 22.5, 21, 25, 23.5, 20.5, 14.5, 24.5, 21.5, 13, 22.5, 16, 17 Solutions 
03/17  
18  03/22  Sections 7.1 and 7.2: Statistics, parameters, and sampling distributions. The sampling distribution of the sample mean 
read Sections 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3  03/22 

19  03/24  Section 7.3: The distribution of the sample proportion 
HW#8: Chapter 7: 2, 6, 8, 18, 20, 24, 26, 30, 46, 48, 50, 56 Solutions 
03/29 

20  03/29  Sections 8.1, 8.2 and 8.3: Point estimation. Confidence intervals for a population mean  Read Sections 8.1, 8.2 and 8.3  03/29  
21  03/31  Section 8.4: A largesample confidence interval for a population proportion. 
HW#9: Chapter 8: 6, 14abc, 16ab, 20, 22, 42abc, 46, 48, 56, 66, 68, 78, 82, 94, 102, 104, 108, 114 Solutions 
04/07 

22  04/05  Section 8.5: A confidence interval for a population variance. Sections 9.1 and 9.2: The parts of hypothesis test and choosing the alternative hypothesis. Hypothesis test errors. 
Read Sections 9.1 and 9.2 
04/05  
23  04/07  Sections 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6: Hypothesis tests concerning a population mean when variance is know and unknown, pvalues. Large sample tests concerning a population proportion. 
HW#10: Chapter 9: 4, 10, 12, 16, 26, 28, 48, 62, 68, 73, 86ace, 90, 102, 108, 116, 144ab, 154, 160 Solutions 
04/12  
24  04/12  Sections 9.7 and 10.5: Hypothesis tests concerning a population variance. Comparing two population variances.  Read Section 9.7 and Chapter 10 
04/12  
25  04/14  Sections 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4: Comparing two population means and proportions. 
Review session at 6:00PM, Thursday, April 14, MSC Room W201, Monday April 18: consultation day, MSC E416 Additional help session: Monday, from 3:30PM to 5:30PM, ROOM N410 (Boyi Yang HW#11 (take home exam due Tuesday, April 19 at 11:30AM, 5 points  one point each problem ): Chapter 10: 28a, 36a, 58ab, 82, 104 Solutions 
04/19  
26  04/19  Midterm Exam #3 
Results: 22, 13, 29, 26, 24, 27.5, 30, 30, 25, 26, 26, 23, 22, 6, 30, 28, 20.5, 22, 28, 27, 23.5, 27, 22, 30, 28, 20.5, 28.5, 21, 30, 30, 30, 30, 29.5, 28, 26, 29.5, 29.5, 30, 28, 11, 29.5, 21.5, 28, 29, 30, 30, 25, 29 Solutions 
04/19  
27  04/21  A review of Midterm Exam #3. 
Solutions of Midterm Exam #3 problems. Course evaluation.  04/21 