# Math 350     Applied Probability Models     Fall 2015

It is truth very certain that, when it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
- Rene Descartes (1596-1650)

## Instructor: Sunil K. Chebolu

• Office: Stevenson 337
• Email: szchebol@ilstu.eduz (with the two "z"'s removed)
• Office Hours: Open door policy.
• Class meeting time: MWThF 1:00 - 1:50 in WIH 307.
• Text: Modern Mathematical Statistics with Applications 2nd edition by Jay L. Devore and Kenneth N. Berk published by Springer.
• Instructor's Homepage

## Homework Problems:

Note: In addition to the problems given below, you have to do all the exercises given in the lectures.
1. (Nov 13 - Nov 20) Read Section 6.3 and do problems 29, 37
2. (Nov 13 - Nov 20) Read Section 6.2 and do problems 11, 15, 21, 25
3. (Nov 13 - Nov 20) Read Section 6.1.
4. (Nov 4 - Nov 13) Read Section 5.5 and do problems 65, 69, 71, 73
5. (Nov 4 - Nov 10) Read Section 5.4 and do problems 59, 61, 64
6. (Nov 4 - Nov 7) Read Section 5.3 and do problems 37, 39, 41, 45, 47, 53
7. (Oct 26 - Oct 30) Read Section 5.2 and do problems 19, 23, 25, 31, 33
8. (Oct 26 - Oct 30) Read Section 5.1 and do problems 3, 9, 11, 13.
9. (Oct 26 - Oct 28) Read Section 4.6 and do problems 109, 111, 113, 115, 119.
10. Skip Section 4.5
11. (Oct 16 - Oct 20) Read Section 4.4 and do problems 69 (a), 70 (a), 71, 73, 81.
12. (Oct 7 - Oct 12) Read Section 4.3 and do problems 39 (a), (j), 41 (a), 49, 62, 68
13. (Oct 7 - Oct 10) Read Section 4.2 and do problems 23, 25, 27, 32, 34.
14. (Oct 7 - Oct 8) Read Section 4.1 and do problems 1, 5, 9, 11.
15. (Oct 2 - Oct 5) Read Section 3.7 and do problems 93 (a), 95, 104, 109. Also complete problems 5, 8, 9, 10 from the Sagemath tutorial worksheet. (You can find the commands for permutations, combinations, and partitions online. Just do a google search!)
16. (Sep 25- Sep 30) Read Section 3.6 and do problems 81, 83, 87, 91.
17. (Sep 18 - Sep 23) Read Section 3.5 and do problems 61, 72, 74, 75, 79.
18. (Sep 18 -- Sep 21) Read Section 3.4 and do problems 45, 49, 55
19. (Sep 10 -- Sep 16) Read Section 3.3 and do problems 29, 31, 32, 33, 36, 41
20. (Sep 10 -- Sep 14) Read Section 3.2 and do problems 11, 14, 15, 19, 23
21. (Sep 10 -- Sep 12) Read Section 3.1 and do problems 1,3, 5
22. (Sep 4 -- Sep 11) Read Section 2.5 and do problems 69, 71, 72, 77, and 82,
23. (Aug 28 -- Sep 4) Read Section 2.4 and do problems 47, 51, 55, 56, 57, and 61
24. (Aug 24 -- Aug 26) Read Section 2.3 and do problems 31, 32, 35, and 44.
25. (Aug 21 -- Aug 26) Read Section 2.2 and do problems 14, 15, 24, and 28, and 30
26. (Aug 21 -- Aug 24) Read Section 2.1 and do problems 1, 2, and 8.
27. (Aug 17 -- Aug 21) Read Chapter 1.