Fall 2017: Math 170 A Lecture 5

Probability Theory


Instructor: Hongwei Gao, Office: MS 7380


 Lecture: MWF 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM in MS 5117


 Discussion section: Th and Th 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM MS 5117.


 Office hours: MW 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, MS 7380


 TA's: Thomas Merkh


 TA Office hours: TBA


 Textbook: Introduction to Probability by D. P. Bertsekas and John N. Tsitsiklis, 2nd edition. 


 Grading: Maximum of the following two schema: (1) Homework 20% + Midterm 30% + Final Exam 50%; (2) Homework 10% + Midterm 40% + Final Exam 50% . 


- Weekly homework, consisting of about 10 problems, will be assigned. The two lowest scored homeworks will be dropped.                         


- Final Exam : Tu December 12, 2016   3:00 PM-6:00 PM. Check back on 12/01/2017 (Friday of 9th week) HERE for final exam location            



 Homework 


Homework 1: Problems of Chapter one: 1; 2; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10. Due by October 5th Thursday, in discussion. You are highly recommended to read those *problems.


Homework 2: The homework 2 consists of the following problems from chapter 1: 14; 15; 16; 17;18; 19; 22; 23. It is due on Oct. 12th, Thursday in discussion.


Homework 3: Problem of Chapter one: 20; 21; 24; 25; 26; 27; 30; 31. Due by Oct. 19th, Thursday in discussion.


Homework 4: Problem of Chapter one: 32; 34; 36; 38; 40; 41; 50; 56. Due by Oct. 26th, Thursday in discussion.


Homework 5: Problem of Chapter two: 2; 4; 6; 8; 10; 14; 16; 21. Due by Nov. 2nd, Thursday in discussion.


Homework 6: Problem of Chapter two: 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 31, 32, 38. Due by Nov. 9th, Thursday in discussion.


Homework 7: Problem of Chapter two: 39, 40, 41, 42. Due by Nov. 16th, Thursday in discussion.


Homework 8: Problem of Chapter three: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8. Due by Nov. 27th, Monday in the class.


Homework 9:


Homework 10: