Probability and Statistics Homework and Assignments
Text: Hogg & Tanis’ Probability and Statistical Inference, 7^{th} ed.
Week 1 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 9/1 
1.1, 1.2 Intro, Prob properties 
PROBLEM SET # 1, due F 9/12; Additional problems, due following class 

W 9/3 
1.2, 1.3 Prb prop, Counting princ 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 9/5 
1.3 Counting, permut, combin 
Additional problems, due following class 

Week 2 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 9/8 
1.3 Counting, permut, combin 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 9/10 
1.4 Conditional probability 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 9/12 
1.4, 1.5 Cond prob, Ind events, 
PROBLEM SET # 2, due W 9/24; Additional problems, due following class 

Week 3 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 9/15 
1.6, 2.1 Bayes’ thm, Discrete rv’s, pmf’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 9/17 
2.1, 2.2 Discrete rv’s, Expectation 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 9/19 
2.2, 2.3 Expectation, Mean & variance 
Additional problems, due following class 

Week 4 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 9/22 
2.3 Mean, variance, & std dev 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 9/24 
2.3, 2.4 Mean, Bernoulli rv, Binomial dist 
PROBLEM SET # 3, due F 10/10

Optional Problem Session? 
Th 9/25 PM 


EXAM # 1 (1.11.4, 2.12.3) 
Week 5 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 9/29 
2.4 Bernouilli rv, Binomial dist 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 10/1 
2.5 Momentgenerating fctns 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 10/3 
2.6 Poisson distributions 
Additional problems, due following class 

Week 6 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 10/6 
3.1 Continuous data, Graphs 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 10/8 
3.1, 3.2 Continuous data and rv’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 10/10 
3.2, 3.3 Cont rv’s, mean, moments 
PROBLEM SET # 4, due W 10/22; Additional problems, due following class 

Week 7 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 10/13 


MIDSEMESTER BREAK 
W 10/15 
3.2, 3.3 Cont rv’s, Unif & exp dist 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 10/17 
3.4 Gamma & chi square dist 
Additional problems, due following class 

Week 8 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 10/20 
3.5 Distribution of rv fctns 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 10/22 
4.1 Two discrete rv’s 
PROBLEM SET # 5, due F 11/7 
Optional Problem Session? 
Th 10/23 PM 


EXAM # 2 (2.32.6, 3.13.5) 
Week 9 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 10/27 
4.1 Two discrt & two cont rv’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 10/29 
4.1, 4.5 Two cont, several ind rv’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 10/31 
4.5, 4.6 Several ind & sum of rv’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

Week 10 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 11/3 
4.6 Sums and means of rv’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 11/5 
4.6, 5.1, 5.2 Rv sums & means, Normal dists 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 11/7 
5.2 Normal distributions 
PROBLEM SET # 6, due W 11/19; Additional problems, due following class 

Week 11 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 11/10 
5.2 Normal distributions 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 11/12 
5.2, 5.3 Norm dist & their fctns 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 11/14 
5.4 Central Limit Theorem 
Additional problems, due following class 

Week 12 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 11/17 
5.5 Norml apprx of discr dist 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 11/19 
5.5 Norml apprx of discr dist 
PROBLEM SET # 7, due M 12/8 
Optional Problem Session? 
F 11/21 


EXAM # 3 (4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 5.15.5) 
Week 13 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 11/24 
6.4 Inference for means, CI’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 11/26 


THANKSGIVING BREAK 
F 11/28 


THANKSGIVING BREAK 
Week 14 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 12/1 
6.4 Inference for means, CI’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 12/3 
6.5 Comparing 2 means, CI’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 12/5 
6.7 Inference for props, CI’s 
Additional problems, due following class 

Week 15 
Section(s) to Read 
Problems Assigned 
Other Details 
M 12/8 
6.7, 8.2 Prop CI’s, Hyp test1 mean 
Additional problems, due following class 

W 12/10 
8.2 Hypothesis test for 1 mean 
Additional problems, due following class 

F 12/12 


FINAL CLASS; Course Evaluations 
F 12/19 AM or earlier in Exam week? 

Optional Final Exam Problem Session on Sun 12/14? 
CUMULATIVE FINAL EXAM 