Assignments

The following table contains reading assignments and daily homework problems and their due dates. Please note that reading assignments are listed by the class period during which they are assigned and should be completed before the following class.

Class Date Material Reading Assignment
(for this class)
Homework Problems Date Due
Friday
Aug. 25
Course Intro
  Homework 1a Monday Sept. 4
Monday
Aug. 28
Permutations and Combinations Sections 1.1-1.4 Homework 1b Monday Sept. 4
Wednesday
Aug. 30
Combinatorics: Multinomial Coefficients Section 1.5 Homework 1c Wednesday Sept. 6
Friday
Sep. 1
Problem Session   No new homework  
Monday
Sep. 4
Probability Axioms Sections 2.1-2.3 Homework 2a Monday Sept. 11
Wednesday
Sep. 6
Probability Rules
Probability for Equally Likely Events
Sections 2.4-2.5 No new homework  
Friday
Sep. 8
Probability propositions/Class problem solving      
Monday
Sep. 11
Problem Session: Prove PIE by induction   Homework 2b Friday Sept. 15
Wednesday
Sep. 13
Conditional probability and Independence Sections 3.1-3.3    
Friday
Sep. 15
Limits of sequences of sets
introduction to Independence
Section 3.4-3.5 Homework 3a Friday Sept. 22
Monday
Sep. 18
Random walks and Gambler's ruin   Homework 3b Friday Sept. 22
Wednesday
Sep. 20
       
Friday
Sep. 22
  Sections 4.1-4.2  
Monday
Sep. 25
  Sections 4.3-4.5
Wednesday
Sep. 27
  Section 4.6    
Friday
Sep. 29
Problem Session
     
Monday
Oct. 2
  Section 4.7-4.8    
Wednesday
Oct. 4
In Class Exam 1
     
Friday
Oct. 6
FALL BREAK - No Class N/A N/A N/A
Monday
Oct. 9
       
Wednesday
Oct. 11
  Section 4.9-4.10    
Friday
Oct. 13
  Sections 5.1-5.3    
Monday
Oct. 16
  Sections 5.4-5.7    
Wednesday
Oct. 18
Problem Session      
Friday
Oct. 20
Problem Session      
Monday
Oct. 23
  Section 6.1    
Wednesday
Oct. 25
  Sections 6.2-6.3    
Friday
Oct. 27
  Section 6.4-6.5    
Monday
Oct. 30
Problem Session      
Wednesday
Nov. 1
  Section 6.7-6.8
Friday
Nov. 3
  Sections 7.1-7.2
Monday
Nov. 6
  Section 7.3    
Wednesday
Nov. 8
Problem Session      
Friday
Nov. 10
  Section 7.4
Monday
Nov. 13
  Section 7.5-7.6    
Wednesday
Nov. 15
  Sections 7.7-7.9    
Friday
Nov. 17
Exam 2 Think about projects!  
Monday
Nov. 27
     
Wednesday
Nov. 29
  Sections 8.1-8.3  
Friday
Dec. 1
Project Work Session      
Monday
Dec. 4
The Central Limit Theorem    
Wednesday
Dec. 6
 
Friday
Dec. 8