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STAT 350: P ROBABILITY AND R ANDOM P ROCESSES FOR E NGINEERS S PRING , 2008 REVIEW SHEET FOR EXAM #1 TOPICS Set theory - union, intersection, complement, divided difference - disjoint events - deMorgan’s laws - Venn diagrams Basic probability - the axioms of probability - complement rule - deMorgan’s laws - addition rule & inclusion/exclusion - contingency tables Counting rules - multiplication principle - permutations - combinations & partitions Conditional probability - definition of conditional probability - testing for independence - multiplication rule - tree diagrams - law of total probability - Bayes’ rule Independence - how & when to apply independence - applications to system reliability - binomial probability law COVERAGE Exam #1 will cover Chapter 1 of the textbook, plus the binomial model. This corresponds to the first two weeks’ lectures and pages 1 & 4-27 of the course booklet. WHAT TO BRING - a calculator - a pencil or pen - a large exam book (see below) WHAT NOT TO BRING other electronics (see next page)
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course STAT 350 taught by Professor Carlton during the Spring '07 term at Cal Poly.

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