PROBABILITY

Instructor: Joshua M. Tebbs

Office: 215C LeConte (tel: 803-576-8765)

Office Hours: 10:00-11:30am TTh

Class Time: 8:30-9:45am TTh in 210 LeConte

Handouts:

* This is the complete set of course notes for STAT 511 (it consists of Chapters 2-5). Please let me know if you find any errors.

Homework Assignments*:

• Homework 1: 2.6, 2.11, 2.17, 2.19, 2.27, 2.30, 2.89, 2.106, 2.131, and 2.144. Due September 6. (Solutions)
• Homework 2: 2.37, 2.43, 2.44, 2.52, 2.55, 2.63, 2.64, 2.68, 2.162, and 2.169. Due September 18. (Solutions)
• Homework 3: 2.71, 2.76, 2.81, 2.82, 2.114, 2.117, 2.128, 2.135, 2.158, and 2.163. Due September 20. (Solutions)
Extra problems from Chapter 2.

• Homework 4: 3.6, 3.10, 3.12, 3.21, 3.29, 3.33, 3.154, 3.155, 3.158, and 3.162. Due September 27. (Solutions)
• Homework 5: 3.48, 3.54, 3.62, 3.66, 3.71, 3.77, 3.97, 3.159, 3.160, and 3.188. Due October 9. (Solutions)
• Homework 6: 3.105, 3.108, 3.113, 3.120, 3.127, 3.132, 3.138, 3.139, 3.142, and 3.152. Due October 16. (Solutions)
Extra problems from Chapter 3.

• Homework 7: 4.2, 4.8, 4.15, 4.19, 4.25, 4.32, 4.34, 4.35, 4.37, and 4.145. Due October 30. (Solutions)
• Homework 8: 4.43, 4.44, 4.77, 4.79, 4.81, 4.92, 4.94, 4.110, 4.111, and 4.140. Due November 8. (Solutions)
• Homework 9: 4.128, 4.129, 4.130, 4.147, 4.157, 4.182, 4.184, 4.186, 4.187, and 4.196. Due November 15. (Solutions)
Extra problems from Chapter 4.

• Homework 10: 5.7, 5.9, 5.10, 5.16, 5.18, 5.22, 5.26, 5.32, 5.33, and 5.34. Due November 27. (Solutions)
• Homework 11: 5.45, 5.52, 5.60, 5.65, 5.77, 5.82, 5.86, 5.92, 5.107, and 5.109. Due December 8. (Solutions)
• Homework 12: 5.114, 5.126, 5.130, 5.133, 5.136, 5.137, 5.141, 5.151, 5.164, and 5.165. Due December 8. (Solutions)
Extra problems from Chapter 5.

* The due dates listed are tentative; these will be changed if necessary. All problems listed are from WMS (2008).

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Exams:

• Exam 1: October 2, 2018. WMS: Chapters 2-3 (Sections 3.1-3.3 and 3.9 only). Notes: Pages 1-53. (Solutions)
• Exam 2: November 13, 2018. WMS: Chapters 3-4. Notes: Pages 53-110. (Solutions)
• Final Exam: December 11 at 9:00am. WMS: Chapters 2-5. Notes: Pages 1-170. (Solutions)

Exam P: Probability (Society of Actuaries website)

·         Sample questions (Solutions)

Last updated: December 11, 2018.