18.440 Probability and Random Variables: Spring, 2014

Lectures: MWF 11-12, 54-100

Office hours: Wednesday 4 to 6, E17-312

TA: Dimiter Ostrev

TA office hours: Thursday 3-5, E17-301W

Text: A First Course in Probability, 8th edition, by Sheldon Ross. (Here's another free and fun-to-read book you might enjoy.) I am using the 8th edition, but students are welcome to use 6th, 7th, or 9th editions as well. Both hard copies and electronic versions can be found online (e.g., by searching for Sheldon Ross probability at amazon.com or google.com or ebay.com...)

Assignments: Homeworks (20%), midterm exams (40%), final exam (40%)

Final exam on Tuesday, May 20 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM on Johnson Track

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