Math 447   -    Probability Theory, Section 1   -    Spring 2024  

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Last update: January, 24, 2024 - 11:00 AM
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Welcome to Section 1 of Math 447!

This undergraduate level course on probability is a prerequisite course for Math 448 (Mathematical Statistics) and for the Math 450 - Math 458 actuarial and statistics courses. You will find more detail in the syllabus.

Instructor: Dr. Michael Fochler        CRN: 11173

Office: WH 222    Office hours: Mon 11:00 - 12:30,    Tue 10:00 - 11:30 (WH 222)

Lecture: Mon Wed Fri 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM in FA 209

  1. Add/Drop deadline: Monday, January 29
  2. Withdraw/Change Grade Option deadline: Monday, March 25
  1. Each midterm will last 60 minutes and the final exam will last 120 minutes.
    I will provide a formulasheet for the major exams.
  2. Midterms:
    • Exam 1: Friday, February 16. 100 points
    • Exam 2: Wednesday, March 20. 150 points
    • Exam 3: Wednesday, April 17. 150 points
  3. Make all arrangements necessary to take the tests at those dates. It is extremely unlikely that they will be moved.
  4. Final exam:
    • The final exam counts for 300 points. It will last two hours.
    • Date of the Final Exam: Thu May 09, 2024, 08:00 - 10:00 AM at S2 258
    • Final Exam makeup: Could only be on Thu May 09 (last day of finals)
    • Date and time for all finals are set by the registrar and there is absolutely no flexibility. You can request a makeup final if you have another final at the same time (direct conflict) or you have three final exams scheduled within 24 hours.
    • Here is the direct link to the official Final Exams Schedule. You can also find that link on the Courses tab of the Math departmental web page.
    Your grade:
  1. See syllabus.
    More information:
  1. Be sure to click on all tabs in the navigation bar at the top of this web page. In particular, be sure to study the syllabus for this class.

Best wishes for a successful semester!

Michael Fochler