Week 4 Preparation Guide
Required: Textbook Chapter 8 and Chapter 9. In Chapter 9 there are several examples that won’t be covered in lecture. The examples about Gambler’s Ruin are optional but please read the others.
Highly recommended: Pitman Sections 3.2, 6.2
Pitman x.y.z means Exercise z of Section x.y and x.rev.z means Exercise z of the Review Exercises at the end of Chapter x.
- Pitman 3.2.3, 3.2.7, 3.2.8, 3.2.11, 3.2.13, 3.2.14, 3.2.17c (use symmetry and indicators)
- Pitman 6.2.1, 6.2.10, 6.2.11
- Pitman 6.rev.21, 6.rev.24a
3.2.3, 3.2.7, 3.2.14, 3.2.17c, 6.2.11, 6.rev.21c (parts a and b are worked out in the Prob 140 textbook)