|Instructor:||Davar Khoshnevisan (Contact Information | Office Hours)|
|Time/Place:||TH 13:00-14:30 p.m., AEB 350|
|Description:||This is a first course in undergraduate probability. It requires a solid knowledge of Calculus (I, II, III), and covers standard material such as combinatorial problems, random variables, distributions, independence, conditional probability, expected value and moments, law of large numbers, and the central limit theorem. This course is three credit hours. It serves as a QRQI course (quantitative reasoning-Math, quantitative reasoning-statistics/logic, and quantitative intensive). ( Warnings)|
|Grading:||Three midterms (25% each), and a comprehensive final exam (25%). The midterm exams are not comprehensive.|
|Exams:||The three midterm scores make up 75% of the grade. There are no make-up tests in this course, and the midterms are not comprehensive. There is also a comprehensive final exam; it accounts for 25% of the grade.|
|Dates:||All exams are held in the lecture hall.
|Assignments:||Assignments are posted below.
New assignments are announced during the lectures,
and have assigned due dates. However, homework is
not collected, nor graded.
The homeworks are generally a mixture of theoretical
(theorem/proof; about 30% of the time), and computational
The only way to keep up with the pace of this course
is to solve, at the very least, the assigned homework
problems in a timely fashion.|
|Seeking Help:||To find help, the students are encouraged to visit the instructor during the designated drop-in office hour (web link), schedule an appointment (web link), or visit the fine (no-cost) tutoring center (web link) of the department of mathematics. The tutoring center is centered at the T. B. Rushing Undergraduate Student Center in the basement of LCB.|
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