# General Course Information

• Lecturer: Robert Wilson
• Course web site:  www.math.rutgers.edu/~rwilson and follow the link for Math 477-02
• Lectures: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 – 6:20 in BE-101 (LIVINGSTON CAMPUS)
• Phone: 732-445-2390 – extension 1317
• e-mail: rwilson@math.rutgers.edu
• Office Hours:    Monday 10:20 – 11:40, Thursday 8:40 – 10:00 in Hill-340 (BUSCH CAMPUS)
• Other meeting times are possible by appointment - usually at Hill-340 (BUSCH)
• Textbook: A First Course in Probability – 7th edition – Sheldon Ross
Midterm Exam #1 (Chapters 1-3 and Sections 4.1-4.5) – in class on February 24 - 100 points
Midterm Exam #2 (Sections 4.6-4.9 and Chapters 5,6) – in class on April 16 (NOTE NEW DATE!) - 100 points
Homework assignments - 100 points
• Final Examination (Chapters 1 – 8) – As announced by University schedule – I believe this is Friday, May 8, noon – 3:00 PM in BE - 101 – 200 points
• Exam dates will not change if previous classes are cancelled due to campus closings.  However, material to be covered may be adjusted

## Approximate Syllabus

 Lecture Date Sections from Text Lecture Date Sections from Text 1 1/20 Chapter 1 15 3/10 Chapter 5 2 1/22 Chapter 1 16 3/12 Chapter 5 3 1/27 Chapter 2 17 3/24 Chapter 5 4 1/29 Chapter 2 18 3/26 Chapter 6 5 2/3 Chapter 2 19 3/31 Chapter 6 6 2/5 Chapter 3 20 4/2 Chapter 6 7 2/10 Chapter 3 21 4/7 Catch-up & review 8 2/12 4.1-4.3 22 4/9 Midterm Exam #2 9 2/17 4.4,4.5 23 4/14 Chapter 7 10 2/19 Catch-up & review 24 4/16 Chapter 7 11 2/24 Midterm Exam #1 25 4/21 Chapter 7 12 2/26 4.6 26 4/23 Chapter 8 13 3/3 4.7 27 4/28 Chapter 8 14 3/5 4.8,4.9 28 4/30 Catch up and review

## Solutions to assignment #1 Assignment #2 – due 2/3 - Hand in: Chapter 2: P5, P9, P13, P17, P19, P21, P29, TE4(h,i), TE11 Assignent #3 – due 2/10 - Hand in: Chapter 2: #P36, #P48, #P54, #P56, #TE20; Chapter 3: #P7, #P8, #P13, #P28, #TE4. Assignent #4 – due 2/17 - Chapter 3: #P74, #P77, #P79; Chapter 4: : #P4, #P13, #P14. Assignment #5 – due 3/3 - Chapter 4: #P33, #P40, #P41, #P43, #P48. Solutions to assignment #4 Assignment #6 – due 3/10 - Chapter 4: #P57, #P59, #P61, #P62, #P63. Assignment #7 – due 3/26 (THURSDAY !) - Chapter 5: #P5, #P12, #P13, #P16, #P19, #P20, #P32, #P40, #TE12, #TE14. Assignment #8 – due 3/31 - Chapter 6: #P6, #P9 and the three problems given here Assignent #9 – due 4/7 (NOTE CHANGED DATE !) - Chapter 6: #P20, #P22, #P23, #P27, #P30. Assignment #10 – due 4/14 - Chapter 7: #P6, #P8, #P18, #P21, #P22. Solutions to assignment #10 Assignment #11 – due 4/23 (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE) - Chapter 7: #P36, #P38, #P39, #P40 Assignment #12 – due 4/28 - Chapter 7: #P49, #P50, #P53, #P76, #P77. Solutions to assignment #12

SAMPLE EXAM PROBLEMS