STAT 421: Probability Theory
Fall 2013
Brian Steele
Office: Math 314
Phone: 243-5396
Email: brian.steele@umontana.edu
Office hours: MWF : 2 3, Tuesday 11-12, and by appointment

Section
Day & Time
Location
01
MWF 10:10
Math 306
     
Syllabus
Homework:
Due Friday, 9/6
Pg. 15 -- 1, 9 (G)
Pg. 21 --3, 7(U), 9, 11
Due Friday, 9/13
Page 32: # 8
Page 41: 8 (U), 12 (U), 15(U), 18
Page 46 : 7,10
Page 51: 12 (G), 13 (G)
Due Friday, 9/20
1. In-class (notes) exercises from Chapter 2. There are 3 exercises.
2. P. 65 : 5, 12(U), 13, 17(G)
3. P. 75 and 76: 10, 17, 18, 23
4. P. 85 : 6, 8, 10
Due Friday, 9/27
In-class (notes) exercises from Chapter 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3.
Page 100 : 3, 4 and 9
Page 107 : 6 and 10
Page 116 : 4, 6, 8, 12
Due Friday, 10/4
In-class (notes) exercises from Chapter 3.6.
p. 129 : 5, 6, 8, 10
p. 140: 2, 4
p. 141 : 6, 10
Due Friday, 10/18 no later than 3:00 pm
In-class (notes) exercises from Chapter 3.7 and 3.8.
p. 166 : 4, 6, 8, 11
p. 174: 5, 8
Due Friday, 10/25 no later than 3:00 pm
p. 174: 3, 11, 17
p. 187: 3, 7, 9, 15
Due Friday, 11/1 no later than
3:00 pm
p. 216 : 3,7,11 (do not do 9)
p. 225: 4,6
p. 233: 3,4,6
Due Friday, 11/8 no later than
3:00 pm
p. 240: 4,8,10
p. 247: 4,6,12
p. 255: 5,8,13
Due Friday, 11/15
no later than
3:00 pm
P. 264: 2,5,6,11
P. 280: 8,9,13
Due Friday 11/22, 3PM
p. 287: 4,6,7
p. 296: 4,5,8,15
The book problems should be the same as the problems worked on in class Wed, Fri. and Monday. If there is a discrepancy, please let me know.
Problems with the U designation are required for undergraduates and problems with the G designation are required for graduate students.
Lecture notes
Homework