Math 275A, Probability Theory, Fall 2014

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Homework assignments:

The assignments are due Friday before class. They are based on Durett, Probability, 4th ed. A slightly updated version of this book is available online at http://www.math.duke.edu/~rtd/PTE/PTE4_1.pdf

• Homework 1: Read Chapter 1, Sections 1.1, 1.3, 1.4.
Turn in: p. 9: Exercises 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.1.6; p. 16: Exercises 1.3.1, 1.3.4. Due: Fr, Oct. 10.
• Homework 2: Read Chapter 1, Sections 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7.
Turn in: p. 13: Exercises 1.2.1, 1.2.3, 1.2.5, 1.2.7; p. 23: Exercises 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.4; p. 27, Exercise 1.5.7. Due: Fr, Oct. 17.
• Homework 3: Read Chapter 2, Section 2.1; Appendix: Section A.1.
Turn in: p. 27: Exercise 1.5.9; p. 35: Exercises 1.6.9, 1.6.10, 1.6.12; p. 40, Exercises 1.7.2, 1.7.4. Due: Fr, Oct. 24.
• Homework 4: Read Appendix: Sections A.2, A.3.
Turn in: p. 52: Exercises 2.1.7, 2.1.9, 2.1.12, 2.1.13, 2.1.14, 2.1.15. Due: Fr, Oct. 31.
• Homework 5: Read Section 2.2.
Turn in: p. 52: Exercises 2.1.8, 2.1.10, 2.1.11, 2.1.17, 2.1.18. Due: Fr, Nov. 7.
• Homework 6: Read Sections 2.3., 2.4.
Turn in: p. 72: Exercises 2.3.10, 2.3.13, 2.3.14, 2.3.15, 2.3.16, 2.3.18. Due: Fr, Nov. 14.
• Homework 7: Read Sections 3.1, 3.2.
Turn in: p. 77: Exercises 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4. Due: Fr, Nov. 21.
• Midterm Due: We, Nov. 26.
• Final Due: Fr, Dec. 19, before noon. Note: there were some small typos in Prob. 4 in the previously posted version of the final.