Syllabus Fall 2011 - STATISTICS 370- Probability and...

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STATISTICS 370- Probability and Distribution Theory Fall 2011 Instructor: Dennis Tolley Office Hours 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM, MWF 206 TMCB 422-6668 email: tolley@byu.edu Text: Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics 2 nd Ed. By Bain and Engelhardt (ISBN 0-534-38020-4). Purpose: This course has two purposes. First is to lay the probability foundation of mathematical statistics. The second is to introduce the area of actuarial science and risk management as an application of applied probability. Grading: Homework 30 points Midterms 40 points (20 points each) Final 30 points Grading Scale: Using tabulated points under either option. A>90% 80%<B<90% 70%<C<80% 60%<D<70% E<60% Format: Class begins at 10:00 AM. Questions and hints for homework problems will be discussed between 10:00 and 10:10 AM. You must have attempted the problem before you can ask for a hint. Content lectures are from 10:10 to 10:50. It is expected that you have read the material before the class. Midterms: Midterm exams will be multiple-choice exams administered in the Testing Center as scheduled below. You are permitted to take scratch paper and pencils. You may NOT take notes, books, computers, or calculators. The Testing Center will provide simple calculators.
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course STAT 380 taught by Professor Stevens during the Spring '11 term at Brigham Young University, Hawaii.

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Syllabus Fall 2011 - STATISTICS 370- Probability and...

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