Statistics 311

Spring 2008

222 Ingraham Hall

9:30-10:45 Tues-Thurs

 

 

Tom Kurtz

Bin Dai

525 Van Vleck

1335K MSC

263-5563

263-5948

kurtz@math.wisc.edu

dai@stat.wisc.edu

http://math.wisc.edu/~kurtz/

http://www.stat.wisc.edu/~dai/

 

 

 

Final Week Office hours:

Kurtz

Wed 2:00-3:30

Thur 2:00-3:30

 

 

Dai

Tue 10:30-11:30;

Wed 10:00-12:00

 

 

 

FINAL EAMINATION (150 pts) 10:05 AM, Friday, May 16, 5106 Social Science

 

Solutions to exams and quizzes

 

Instructions for homework assignments

 

Section numbers are for both editions unless otherwise indicated

Jan

22

T

Introduction Calculus review problems

 

24

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Model of an experiment 2.1-4

Both editions Ch 2, Prb: 3, 8, 11  ThEx: 6, 7, 12

2

29

T

Discrete sample spaces 2.5, 1.1-3

Both editions Ch 2: Prb 1, 5, 17, 23, 33, 36, 41 Th Ex: 11

 

31

R

Discrete sample spaces 1.4-5 MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

Feb

5

T

Conditional probability and Bayes formula 3.1-3

6th Edition Ch2 Prb # 28,37    Ch3 Prb #4, 8, 19, 41, 49, 57, 62(a)

7th Edition Ch2 Prb # 28,37    Ch3 Prb #4, 8, 13, 55, 53, 61, 66(a)

 

7

R

Conditional probability, independence 3.4,5 MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

4

12

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Random variables 4.1-2

6th Edition Ch3 Prb #54, 66

6th Edition Ch4 Prb #1, 4, 20, 21, 29

7th Edition Ch3 Prb #58, 70

7th Edition Ch4 Prb #1, 4, 20, 21, 29

 

14*

R

Expectation and variance 4.3-5 MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

5

19

T

Bernoulli trials 4.6, 4.8.1

Both editions

Ch4 Prb #26, 32, 40, 42, 46

Ch5 Prb #2, 4, 5, 6

 

21

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Continuous distributions 5.1-3 MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

6

26

T

Continuous distributions, hazard rates 5.5-6

Both editions

Ch5 Prb #12, 13, 31, 39, 40, 41

 

28

R

Functions of random variables 5.7 MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

Mar

4

T

Joint distributions 6.1-2

Both editions

Ch6 Prb #1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 14, 27, 28

 

6

R

Sequences and sums of independent random variables 6.3 MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

8

11

T

Problems and examples

Sample exam ___Solutions

Another Old Exam___Another Old Exam solutions 

 

 

13

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EXAM (100 pts) B371 Chemistry (Note change of room)

List of topics

 

18

T

Spring Break

 

20

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Spring Break

9

25

T

Conditional distributions 6.4-5

Both editions

Ch6 Prb #24, 29, 39, 42, 43

Handout 2,4,10

 

27

R

Expectations 7.1-2

Apr

1

T

Variances, covariances, and linear approximation 7.3(6th) 7.4(7th)

Ch 7 Prb: #3, 6, 21, 42, 43, 45

 

3

R

Law of large numbers and parameter estimation 8.1-2

MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

11

8

T

Normal distribution 5.4, 7.7(6th), 7.8(7th)

Practice: Ch5 (Both editions) Prb #15, 18, 19

Hand in: Ch8 (Both editions) Prb #4, 5, 6, 7, 14

 

10

R

Central limit theorem 8.3 MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

12

15

T

Sample sizes and approximate confidence intervals Handout

 

17

R

Problems and examples    Quiz Topics

Sample quiz Sample quiz solutions (Ignore problem on Poisson process)

Old Quiz Solutions  

13

22

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QUIZ (60 pts) B371 Chemistry (Note change of room)

 

24

R

Poisson process 4.7, 9.1 Poisson Handout:

Practice: Ch 4 (Both editions) Prb: 58, 59, 61

Hand in: Ch 4 (Both editions) Prb: 64

CLT Assignment

14

29

T

Poisson process

Ch 9 ThEx/Prb: 1, 2

Poisson Handout Prb #2, 3, 6

May

1

R

Poisson process

15

 6

T

Review  MINIQUIZ (10 pts)

List of Topics Sample Exam Solutions

 

 8

R

Problems and examples


The three lowest miniquiz scores will be thrown out

 

 

DISCUSSION AND HOMEWORK (100 pts)

 

TOTAL POINTS 470

 

Textbook: A First Course in Probability, 6th or 7th Edition, by Sheldon Ross