Mar 2, 2014
MATH 340: Midterm 1 review questions
1. (1.13) Consider a group of 20 people. If everyone shakes hands with everyone else, how
many handshakes take place? [Answer: 190.]
2. Ten books are placed in random order on a bookshelf. Find the probabil
MATH 340, Study Guide for Midterm Test 1
3/2/2014
Test coverage
I. Combinatorial Analysis
1. Introduction: the Basic Notions of Probability; Birthday Problem (2.5, [5i])
2. The Basic Principle of Counting (1.2)
3. Permutations, Combinations, Multinomial C