Concepts of Probability

Stat 134 with Adam Lucas, Fall '20.



Week 1

Stat 134

Aug 24-30

  • Welcome to Stat 134!
  • Homework: 1.1.8, 1.3.12, 1.4.6, 1.4.10, 1.5.2, 1.5.4, 1.6.6, 1.rev.16

Week 2

Stat 134

Aug 31 - Sept 4

  • Reminder: the first quiz is coming up next Wednesday (9/9).
  • Homework (due 9/9): 2.1.4, 2.1.6, 2.1.8, 2.1.12, 2.2.6, 2.2.10, 2.2.14, 2.rev.24 (be careful in part b!)

Week 3

Stat 134

Sept 7-11

  • Homework (due 9/16): 2.4.1a,d (just those two parts; show some of your calculations), 2.4.6, 2.4.8, 2.5.6, 2.5.8, 2.5.12a-e (just those five parts), 2.rev.10, 2.rev.18

Week 4

Stat 134

Sept 14-18

Week 5

Stat 134

Sept 21-25

  • Homework (due 9/30): 3.3.6, 3.3.8, 3.3.12, 3.3.16, 3.3.20, 3.6.2 (turn the page for part d), 3.6.5, 3.6.6

Week 6

Stat 134

Sept 28-Oct 2

Week 7

Stat 134

Sept 5-Oct 9

  • Reminder: Midterm I this Friday (10/09) during class time.
  • No homework this week!

Week 8

Stat 134

Oct 12-Oct 16

  • Homework (due 10/21): 4.1.4, 4.1.7, 4.1.8, 4.1.12, 4.2.4, 4.2.8, 4.rev.2, 4.rev.14 (part c is on the next page)

Week 9

Stat 134

Oct 19-Oct 23

  • Reminder: Quiz 4 this Wednesday
  • Homework (due 10/28): 4.4.2, 4.4.4, 4.4.6, 4.5.2, 4.5.6, 4.rev.4 (please provide a sketch of the density), MGF.1, MGF.4

Week 10

Stat 134

Oct 26-Oct 30

Week 11

Stat 134

Nov 2-Nov 6

  • Reminder: Quiz 5 this Wednesday
  • Homework (due 11/13): 5.3.4, 5.3.8, 5.3.12, 5.4.10, 5.4.13. 5.rev.12, 5.rev.22, 5.rev.24 (assume d < s; note that parts b and c are on the next page)

Week 12

Stat 134

Nov 9-Nov 13

Week 13

Stat 134

Nov 16-Nov 20

Week 14

Stat 134

Nov 23-Dec 27

  • Enjoy Thanksgiving!
  • Homework (due 12/04): 6.3.8, 6.3.10, 6.3.12, 6.4.8, 6.4.10, 6.4.12, 6.4.22, 6.rev.21

Week 15

Stat 134

Nov 30-Dec 4

  • The final exam is in two weeks.
  • No more homework due next week.

Instructor:

Adam Lucas

Lectures:

Calendar

Week Topics Lecture Notes Section/Handouts
1 1.1 - 1.3
1.3 - 1.5
Wed, 8/26 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 8/28 (Notes) (Video)
Section 1
2 1.4, 1.5
1.6, 2.1
2.1, 2.2
Mon, 8/31 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 9/2 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 9/4 (Notes) (Video part 1 part 2)
Section 2
Section 3
3 2.4
2.5
Wed, 9/9 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 9/11(Notes) (Video)
Quiz 1
4 2.5
2.5, 3.1
3.1, 3.2
Mon, 9/14 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 9/16 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 9/18 (Notes) (Video)
Section 4
Quiz 2
5 3.2, 3.3
Mon, 9/21 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 9/23 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 9/25 (Notes) (Video)
Section 5
Section 6
6 3.6, 3.4, 3.5 Mon, 9/28 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 9/30 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 10/2 (Notes) (Video)
Section 6.5 + Quiz 3
Section 7
7 Review Mon, 10/5 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 10/7 (Notes) (Video)
Midterm (Fri, 10/9)
Review Materials: Midterm Review (Sol'n) ;
Midterm Practice (Sol'n) ; Midterm Fall 18 (Sol'n)
8 4.1, 4.2 Mon, 10/12 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 10/14 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 10/16 (Notes) (Video)
Section 8
9 4.4, 4.5
MGF
Mon, 10/19 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 10/21 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 10/23 (Notes) (Video)
Section 9
Quiz 4
10 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2 Mon, 10/26 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 10/28 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 10/30 (Notes) (Video)
Section 10
Section 11
11 5.2, 5.3 Mon, 11/2 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 11/4 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 11/6 (Notes) (Video)
Section 12
Quiz 5
12 5.4, 6.1, 6.2 Mon, 11/9 (Notes) (Video)
Fri, 11/13 (Notes) (Video)
Section 13
13 5.4, 6.2, 6.3 Mon, 11/16 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 11/18 (Notes) (Video)
Midterm (Fri, 11/20)
Section 14
Review Materials: Midterm 2 Review (Sol'n) ;
Midterm 2 Practice (Sol'n) ; Joint Distribution (Sol'n)
14 6.3 Mon, 11/16 (Notes) (Video) No section due to Thanksgiving.
15 6.4 - 6.5 Mon, 11/30 (Notes) (Video)
Wed, 12/2
Fri, 12/4
Section 15