Math 3160 Fall 2017

Section 001

HW info

Alexander (Sasha) Teplyaev

Office hours: MWF 11:00--noon, or by appointment.

Syllabus (pdf)

The course will follow lecture notes by Rich Bass. Each chapter of the notes roughly corresponds to a bit less than 1 week of the course, with extra open source materials provided. No textbook is required. Extra materials: Grinstead and Snell's Introduction to Probability, The CHANCE Project (an open source textbook).



HW 1 (August 28 -- September 1):

Quiz 1 (Wednesday, September 6), based on HW 1 and simple probability problems.

  • Self-graded not-for-credit quick 5 minute Quiz;
  • here are answers and simple probability questions.
  • Quiz 1 with solutions.
  • HW 2 (September 2 -- September 9):

    Quiz 2 (Wednesday, September 13), based on HW.

  • Quiz 2 with solutions.
  • help on Venn Diagrams

    HW 3 (September 11 -- September 15):

    Quiz 3 (Wednesday, September 20), based on HW 2 and HW 3.

  • Quiz 3 with solutions.
  • HW 4 (September 18 -- September 22):

    Quiz 4 (Wednesday, September 27), based on HW 4.

  • Quiz 4 with solutions.

  • Test 1 (Wednesday, October 4)
    based on Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 and quizzes
    solutions to Test 1

    self-graded not-for-credit extra quiz

  • here are solutions

    One two-sided hand-written page of notes is allowed.


    HW 5 (October 6):

    Quiz 5 (Wednesday, October 11), based on HW 5.

  • Quiz 5 with solutions.

  • HW 6 (October 11):

    Quiz 6 (Wednesday, October 18), based on HW 6.


    HW 7 (October 18):

    Quiz 7 (Wednesday, October 25), based on HW 7.





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    Test 2 (Wednesday, November 15)
    based on Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and quizzes

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    Final Exam (tba, December ??)