Statistics 430: Spring 2000 Syllabus

# Spring 2000 Syllabus for Statistics 430

### Schedule

• Jan 18th: Counting, birthday problem (read 1.1 - 1.5)
• Jan 20th: Sample spaces, Monty Hall

• Jan 25th: SNOW DAY!
• Jan 27th: 2.2 & 2.3: Set notation (read 2.1, - 2.5)

• Feb 1st: 2.4 & 2.5: Algebra of sets (Homework 1 due)
• Feb 3rd: Rules of probability (read 2.6)

• Feb 8th: Conditional prob and Bayes (Homework 2 due)
• Feb 10th: Review for first midterm

• Feb 15th: First midterm (Homework 3 due)
• Feb 17th: Random variables (Section 3.2)

• Feb 22th: Independent random variables (3.3)
• Feb 24th: Expectations (4.2) (Homework 4 due)

• Feb 29th: Expectations
• Mar 2nd: More expectations (Homework 5 due)

• Mar 7th: Discussion of finance Financial simulation
• Mar 9th: Taylor's theory and discussion of "Pink"

• March 14th: Spring break
• March 16th: Spring break

• March 21st: What's the best color? (Homework 6 due)
• March 23rd:

• March 28th: Conditional probability (Homework 7 due)
• March 30th: Review

• April 4th: 2nd Midterm (Homework 8 not-collected)
• April 6th: Section 7.2: Expectations for general random variables

• April 11th: Section 7.2: Expectations for general random variables (cont'd)
• April 13th: Section 6.2: Continuous random variables

• April 18th: Section 6.3: Distribution functions (Homework 9 due)
• April 20th: Normal distribution (read p 209 - 212)

• April 25th: CLT (Homework 10 due)
• April 27th: (Last day of class)

• May 12th: 11:00-1:00. Final exam SHDH 215

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