Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Solution to Assignment #2
Boxed in . . .
The Wizard of Oz shows you three closed boxes, and tells you that two of them are
empty and the remaining one contains the magical red sh
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Assignment #3
Fairness from bias
1. You are given a biased coin which comes up heads 2 of the time and tails 1 of the
3
3
time. What you would like to have is a fair coin. How can
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Solutions to Assignment #1
Long, long ago, and far, far away . . .
The planet Zardoz is populated exclusively by jedi, who always tell the truth, and sith, who
always lie. Walking
Trent University
MATH 1550H Test
15 July, 2013. Time: 60 minutes
Name:
Student Number:
Bonus. Is the equation given in the comic
at right correct? Explain why or why not. [1]
[Taken from the webcomic xkcd on 2013.07.10.
It can be found at http:/xkcd.com/1
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Solutions to the Final Examination
Tuesday, 6 August, 2013
Time: 3 hours
Brought to you by Stefan B lan k.
Instructions: Do both of parts H and T, and, if you wish, part E. Show a
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Final Examination
Tuesday, 6 August, 2013
Time: 3 hours
Brought to you by Stefan B lan k.
Instructions: Do both of parts H and T, and, if you wish, part E. Show all your work
and
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Practice Test
Time: 60 minutes
Instructions
Show all your work. Legibly, please!
If you have a question, ask it!
Use the back sides of the test sheets for rough work or extra s
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Final Examination
for practice!
Time: 3 hours
Brought to you by Stefan B lan k.
Instructions: Do both of parts and , and, if you wish, part . Show all your work.
If in doubt about
Trent University
MATH 1550H Test
15 July, 2013. Time: 60 minutes
Name:
Student Number:
Solutions
0123456
Bonus. Is the equation given in the comic
at right correct? Explain why or why not. [1]
[Taken from the webcomic xkcd on 2013.07.10.
It can be found a
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2013
Solutions to the Quizzes
Quiz #1. Wednesday, 26 June, 2013. [15 minutes]
A fair (standard six-sided) die is tossed twice. Let b and c be the outcomes of the rst and
second tosses
Mathematics 1550H Introduction to probability
Trent University, Summer 2014
[In Peterborough!]
Instructor
Department of Mathematics
Stefan Bilaniuk (pronounced Stefan B lan k)
oce: GCS 342
oce: GCS 337
hours: weekdays 09:00-12:30
Oce hours: Monday and Wed
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Trent University, Summer 2014
MATH 1550H Test
14 July, 2014
Time: 50 minutes
Name:
Student Number:
Solutions
2718281
Question
Mark
1
2
3
Bonus
Total
/30
Instructions
Show all your work. Legibly, please!
If you have a question, ask it!
Use the back si
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Trent University, Winter 2015
MATH 1550H Test
Thursday, 26 February, 2015
Time: 50 minutes
Name:
Student Number:
Solutions
0314159
Question
Mark
1
2
3
Total
/30
Instructions
Show all your work. Legibly, please!
If you have a question, ask it!
Use the