M 362K Probability I
Unique# 59110 Fall
Prof. Irene M. Gamba
Office: RLM 10.166, Phone: 471-7150
Office hours: --Tuesdays 2:15-3:15pm
Textbook: A first
course in Probability,
7th edition by
T-Th 12:30-1:45pm RLM 6.116
Discussion hour with Tian Ding:
Material to cover: Chapters
1 to 8
to random variables and probability.
probability and Combinatorics.
Probability, Bayes' Theorem, and Independent Events.
Expected Value and
variables and the Central Limit Theorem
Functions of random
variables, joint and conditional distributions, and sums of independent random
Properties of sums of
TESTS: There will be 2 in-class midterms (100pts. each) that are scheduled
for the dates:
Thursday September 18, 2008
Tuesday December 2nd ,
Save these two dates. No Make-up midterms
will be given.
A comprehensive final examination (200 pts.) will be administered on the
date and at the time that is officially assigned to this class in the course
FINAL EXAM: Saturday, December 13,
Date & Time:
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 7-10 PM
Students: Log on with your UT EID to
view your personal
final exam schedule for all your current classes.
in your registration for this class is the affirmation
that, barring some unforeseen calamity, you will be present to take the final
examination at this time.
100 points Homework
200 points Midterms (2)
200 points Final (Comprehensive)
If your cumulative grade from the midterms and homework is below 175 pts,
you must take the final exam. Above 175 points you may wish to take the final,
depending on your grade.
Above 175 points,
above 240 (80%) A grade
from 195-239 (65%--79.9%) B grade
from 175-194 (58.3%--64.9%) C grade
The final exam score will be added up to your accumulated grade from the
midterms and homework. In this case the grade distribution is
from 310-369 B grade
from 260-309 C grade
from 225-259 D grade
Please, make sure that cell phones and
laptops are turned off.
The University of Texas at Austin
provides upon request appropriate academic accommodations for qualified
students with disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of the
Dean of Students at 471-6259, 471-4641 TTY.