Math 4530: HW 3
This homework is due at the beginning of class on Friday, September 16, 2016. You are free
to talk with each other and both give and receive help. However, you should write up your own
solutions and understand everything that you write.
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Math 4530: Topics and review problems for Exam 2
The topics and questions given here are meant as a guide, and you are expected to know information from chapters
1 and 2 in addition to the topics listed below. The actual exam may include some problems tha
Math 4530: HW 4
This homework is due at the beginning of class on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. You are free to
talk with each other and get help. However, you should write up your own solutions and understand
everything that you write.
Problem 1. (Another
Midterm Exam 1
This is an old exam from a similar course I taught at Duke University. It
was a long exam; our exam may be slightly shorter.
Do not open this test booklet until you are directed to do so.
You will have 55 minutes to complete the exam.
Th
Math 4530: HW 3 Solutions
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Problem 1. A woman has 2 children, one of whom is a boy born on a Tuesday. What is the probability
that both children are boys? (You may assume that boys and girls are equally likely and indepe
Math 4530: HW 2 Solutions
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Problem 1. The 1987 World Series was tied at two games a piece before the St. Louis Cardinals
won the fifth game. According to the Associat
Math 4530, Midterm exam 1 study sheet
Caveat emptor: This list is not an exhaustive list of topics, and other things covered during lecture or in homework
may appear on the exam. Likewise, some of the topics appearing here may not be tested on the exam, a
Math 4530: HW 5
This homework is due at the beginning of class on Wednesday, October 19. You are free to talk
with each other and get help. However, you should write up your own solutions and understand
everything that you write.
Problem 1 (p.182 #4). Sup
Math 4530: HW 1
This homework is due at the beginning of class on Wednesday, August 31. You are free to talk
with each other and get help. However, you should write up your own solutions and understand
everything that you write.
Problem 1 (p.9 #2). Suppos
HW 1 Solution
Problem 1 (p.9 #2). Suppose a word is picked at random from this sentence. Find:
a) the chance the word has at least 4 letters;
SOLUTION: All words are equally likely to be chosen. The sentence has 10 words; 7 are
7
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at least 4 letters long
Math 4530: HW 6
Problem 1 (p.217 #1). A coin which lands heads with probability p is tossed repeatedly. Assuming
independence of the tosses, find formulae for
a) the probability that exactly 5 heads appear in the first 9 tosses;
b) the probability that th
Math 4530: Probability
Course Syllabus, Autumn 2016
Instructor: David Sivakoff
Email: [email protected]
Office: 440N Cockins Hall
Office hours: MW 910am, W 11:30am12:30pm, and by appointment (at least 48 hours in
advance).
Course time and location: M
Midterm Exam 1
This is an old exam from a similar course I taught at Duke University. It
was a long exam; our exam may be slightly shorter.
Do not open this test booklet until you are directed to do so.
You will have 55 minutes to complete the exam.
Th
Math 4530, Fall 2016: HW 2
This homework is due at the beginning of class on Friday, September 9. You are free to talk
with each other and get help. However, you should write up your own solutions and understand
everything that you write.
Problem 1. The 1
Math 135, Spring 2011: HW 3 Solutions
September 21, 2011
This homework is due at the beginning of class on Thursday, February 3. You are free to talk with each
other and get help. However, you should write up your own answers and understand everything you