# Math 302 - Introduction to Probability (2016)

**Instructor:** Omer Angel

**Contacts:** Math Annex 1210, angel@math.ubc.ca

**Office hours:** M. 15:00-16:00, F. 10-11, or by appointment.

**Class:** MWF 14:00-14:50, at LSK-200.

**Discussion board:** We will use a piazza discussion board
this
term. You can ask questions regarding the course there. It is encouraged to
answer other students' questions there. Significant participation of this
type may justify extra credit. Do not share solutions to assignments (on
piazza or elsewhere) before the due date.

### Announcements

- Problem set 0, due 2012-09-16, 14:00 (not for credit, optional) solutions.
- Problem set 1, due 2012-09-23, 14:00 on WebWork.
- Problem set 2, due 2012-09-30, 14:00 on WebWork.
- Problem set 3, due 2012-10-05, 14:00 in class and on WebWork.
- Sample midterm

### Evaluation

The final mark will be based on homework (15%), mid-term (35%) and the final exam (50%).

**Homework**: Weekly assignments will be given. These are due at the
beginning of class on the due date, normally each Wed. Assignments handed
in by Friday will receive 50% of the mark. No later assignments be accepted
for credit. The single lowest assignment grade will be ignored. Due dates
for assignments: Sep. 14,21,28; Oct. 5,12,19,26; Nov. 2,9,16,23,30.

**Mid-terms**: Mid-terms will take place during class on Fri.,
October 7 and Fri. November 4.

**Final exam**: will take place in the December examination
period. Please do not make travel plans before the exam schedule is
announced.