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Unformatted text preview: AMS 507 Recitation 1 Xiaoping Zhou October 11, 2010 1 Help Session Question 1: Do we need to change the time? My available time can be changed to Monday morning 11am-12pm, or why not let us set the time at 3:50-4:50 on Monday? As I see a lot of people have classes right during 2:20-3:40. Question 2: Shall we cover the current HW or the previous one? Question 3: Suggestions for helping with arrangement of this session? 2 Advices for Midterm • Read problems carefully; e.g: at least one or none? with or without replacement? independent or not? • De ne event sets clearly; (mutually exclusive & exhaustive) • Think twice: problems might not be as complicated as it looks; Yes, there is a intutive& classical & complicated way, just don't forget conditional probability or think it from another angle! • Double check: if it is complete, repetitive, or miscalculated. Making stupid mistakes doesn't mean that one is not smart, but just double check to avoid them!...
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- Spring '08
- Probability theory, Exponential distribution, Red balls, Xiaoping Zhou, i-th o.w