MATH 5651: Prob/Stat Theory
Tuesday, Thursday 10:10-12:05pm, Room 28 Peik Hall

• Professor Foo, 261 Vincent Hall.
• Email: jyfoo@math.umn.edu

• Office hours: Tues 8:30-10:00 AM, and Thurs 1:00-2:30 PM

• Details regarding the course can be found on the course syllabus (although the office hours on the syllabus are incorrect).

Note: You must show all work in your answers, and explain any proofs clearly.
• Homework 1 (due Jan 26)
1.4: 5,6,11 AND 1.5: 4,6,9,11
HW 1 solutions
• Homework 2 (due Feb 2)
1.7: 6,8,10 AND 1.8: 6,10,18 AND 1.9: 4,6,8 AND 1.10: 6,8.
Reading: sections 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10 (Note: additional exercises for your practice are available in the Supplemental Exercises section 1.12. I recommend working on these, and the odd problems in each section, in your free time. Odd answers are in the back of the book)
HW 2 solutions
• Homework 3 (due Feb 14)
2.1: 4,6,17 AND 2.2: 10,11,17,18 AND 2.3: 4,7,8
Reading: sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1
HW 3 solutions
• Homework 4 (due Feb 16)
3.1: 5,8,11 AND 3.2: 8,10,13 AND 3.3: 4,6,9 (and don't forget the problem assigned in class on Thursday)
HW 4 solutions
• Homework 5 (due Feb 23)
3.4: 3,7,8,10 and problem assigned in class on Tues, AND 3.5: 5,6,15 AND 3.6: 3,8,10,12.
HW 5 solutions
• Homework 6 (due March 1)
3.7: 4,7,8 AND 3.8: 8,14,16,17 AND 3.9: 4,6,8,14
HW 6 solutions
• Homework 7 (due March 22 - note the CHANGE)
4.1: 8,11 AND 4.2: 2,4,8,11 AND 4.3: 2,3,4,7,9.
Reading: sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
!!Reminder: MIDTERM MARCH 6 covering Chap 1-3. No Calculators, notes or books allowed. You may bring one sheet of paper with formulas and definitions.
Midterm solutions
HW 7 solutions
• Homework 8 (due March 29)
4.4: 7,9,10,11 AND 4.5: 2,7,9,12
Optional extra problems (for extra practice, not extra credit - do not turn in)- 4.4: 2,8,16, 4.9: 7,11,12
HW 8 solutions
• Homework 9 (due April 5)
4.6: 1,3,12,14 AND 4.7: 2,5,7,8
Optional extra problems (do not turn in)- 4.6:8,15,16
HW 9 solutions
• Homework 10 (due April 12)
5.2: 10,13, 5.3: 2,8, 5.4:12,14, 5.5: 2,4,7
Optional extra problems (do not turn in)- 5.4:8, 5.5: 12