Schedule
Week of January 10 (week 1)

Read: 1.1, Appendix C

Topics: Sample spaces and probabilities; Counting
Week of January 17 (week 2)

Read: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Topics: Sample spaces and probabilities; Random sampling; Infinitely many outcomes.

Webwork 1 due on January 21
Week of January 24 (week 3)

Read: 1.3, 1.4, 1.5

Topics: Infinitely many outcomes. Consequences of the rules of probability; Random variables: a first look
 Webwork 2 due on January 28
 Written Homework 1 due on January 26
Week of January 31 (week 4)

Read: 2.1, 2.2

Topics: Conditional probability; Bayes’ formula;
 Webwork 3 due on February 4
 Written Homework 2 due on February 2
Week of February 7 (week 5)

Read: 2.3, 2.4

Topics: Independence, independent trials
 Webwork 4 due on February 11
 Written Homework 3 due on February 9
Week of February 14 (week 6)

Read: 3.1, 3.2

Topics: Probability density functions, cumulative density functions
 Webwork 5 due on February 20
 Written Homework 4 due on February 18
Week of February 21 (week 7)

Read: 3.3

Topics: Review, expectation

Midterm 1 on February 22
Week of February 28 (week 8)

Read: 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

Topics: Expectation, variance, Gaussian distribution, Linearity of expectation
 Webwork 6 due on March 4
 Written Homework 5 due on March 2
Week of March 14 (week 9)

Read: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3

Topics: Normal approximation, central limit theorem, law of large numbers, confidence intervals, Poisson distribution
 Webwork 7 due March 18
 Written homework 6 due March 16
Week of March 21 (week 10)

Read: 4.4, 4.5, 6.1

Topics: Poisson distribution, exponential distribution, joint probability distributions
 Webwork 8 due Monday March 28 (following week)
 Written homework 6 due March 23
Week of March 28 (week 11)

Read: 6.2, Review

Topics: Joint probability distribution functions, review
 Webwork 8 due Monday March 28
 Written homework 7 due March 30
 Midterm 2 March 31
Week of April 4 (week 12)

Read: 6.2, 6.3, 8.1

Topics: Joint probability distribution functions, independence of continuous random variables, linearity of expectation
 Webwork 9 due Saturday April 9
 Written homework 8 due April 8
Week of April 11 (week 13)
 Read: 8.1, 8.2. 8.4

Topics: Joint probability distribution functions, independence of continuous random variables, covariance
 Webwork 10 due Saturday April 15
 Written homework 10 due April 15
Week of April 18 (week 14)
 Read: 7.1, 5.1, 8.3

Topics: Sums of random variables, moment generating functions
 Webwork 11 due Tuesday April 26 (following week)
 Written homework 11 due April 20
Week of April 25 (week 15)

Topics: Moment generating functions, review
 Webwork 11 due Tuesday April 26
 Written homework 12 due April 26