Probability

Learning objectives

  • Define a probability density function (pdf) in 1 or 2 variables
  • Use density functions to compute probabilities
  • Obtain the cumulative distribution function (cdf) from a 1-variable probability density and vice versa
  • Find the pdf of the average of two random numbers between 0 and 100

Before class

  • Read Hughes-Hallett section 16.6
  • Ponder Hughes-Hallett problems:  16.6: 17, 18, 19, 22.
  • Prepare for Spring Break

In class

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