ECE 302 Homework 5
1. (Problem 3.20) Two fair dice are tossed and we let X be the difference in the number of dots facing
(a) Find and sketch the pmf of X .
(b) Find the probability that |X | k for all k.
2. When ten fair coins are ipped, the ev
ECE 302 Homework 10
1. The joint density function of X and Y is given by
fXY (x, y ) = e(x+y)
for x > 0, y > 0. Find the density function of the random variable Z = X/Y .
2. (Problem 5.95) Let X and Y be independent random variables that are uniform
ECE 302 Homework 9
1. Two people decide to meet at a certain location. If the arrival times of the two people are independent
and uniformly distributed between 12:00 noon and 1:00 pm, nd the probability that the rst to arrive
has to wait longer than
ECE 302 Homework 7
1. Suppose that the random variable X is equal to the number of hits by a certain baseball player in his
next 3 at bats. If P (X = 1) = 0.3, P (X = 2) = 0.2, and P (X = 0) = 3P (X = 3), nd E [X ].
2. A coin that when ipped comes u
ECE 302 Homework 2
1. (Problem 2.21) A die is tossed and the number of dots facing up is noted.
(a) Find the probability of the elementary events under the assumption that all faces of the die are
equally likely to be facing up after a toss.
Atoms with all but one electrons stripped
13.6 eV 2
n 2 a0
Bohrs theory can be adapted to other hydrogen-like systems.
Why is the theoretically-derived value of
Antimatter in the Milky Way
e + e+ +
Applications in Modern Medicine
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
A medical diagnostic to study the path and location of a
position-emitting radioactive chemical that has been
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Radiation from the Electron
According to the classical electromagnetic theory, the electron
in a hydrogen atom produces electromagnetic radiation, just
like an oscillating electr
ECE 302 Homework 4
1. (Problem 2.46) Ordering a deluxe pizza means you have four choices from 15 available toppings.
How many combinations are possible if toppings cannot be repeated? Assume that the order in which
toppings are selected does not mat
ECE 302 Homework 3
1. (Problem 2.69) A number x is selected at random in the interval [1, 2]. Let the events A = cfw_x < 0,
B = cfw_|x 0.5| < 0.5, and C = cfw_x > 0.75. Find P (A|B ), P (B |C ), P (A|C c ), P (B |C c ).
2. (Problem 2.75) Show that P
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17). See the announcement on Blackboard for
Motion of the Nucleus
Center of mass:
MR = m0 r0 R =
m0 2 r0 = M 2 R =
4 0 ( R + r0 ) 2
HW03 is due NOW!
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Test #1 statistics
Standard deviation: 22
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Test #2 will be on Oct 17 (Wed).
The photoelectric effect is explained by:
Quantization of mass
Quantization of electric charge
Quantization of light
Classical theory of electromagnetism
Theory of relativity
Cathode Ray Revisited
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J.J. Thomson is generally recognized to be the one
Discovered the electrons.
Measured the mass of electrons.
Measured the electric charge of electrons.
HW05 is due NOW!
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Test #2 statistics:
Standard deviation: 15.2
Localization of Wave Packets
Recall that the one-dimensional distribution of the wave packet
that we discussed is of the form