Syllabus for Math 361, Sections D1 and E1 (Spring 2003)

REVIEW SESSION FOR EXAM 2 IS THURSDAY, MARCH 20 AT 8:00 A.M. IN ALTGELD 143


Text: Ross, A First Course in Probability, 2002 (6th ed.), Prentice Hall
Course topics: Introductory Probability (see also the Course Catalog Entry for Math 361.

Grading policy: Final grades will be determined on the basis of the total numerical score (0-500 points) achieved on exams. Relative weights are:

Final: 150 pts (30% of grade)
Hourly Exam 1: 100 pts (20% of grade)
Hourly Exam 2: 100 pts (20% of grade)
Hourly Exam 3: 100 pts (20% of grade)
Weekly Quizzes: 50 pts (10% of grade)
Total: 500 pts (100% of grade)
  • Final exam:
  • Hourly exams: February 21, March 21, and April 25th. These exams will be given in class.
  • Quizzes: There will be 12 surprise quizzes, each worth 10 points. The two lowest scores on these quizzes will be dropped.


  • Richard Sowers (Home Page)

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