## Math 318, Jan-Apr 2017, G. Slade

The
Course Outline contains information about text, topics, grading.

Office hours with G. Slade in MATX 1211: Monday 16:00-16:50, Wednesday 13:00-13:50, Friday 10:00-10:50.

Office hours with Saraí Hernández-Torres in BUCH B216: Thursday 12:30-13:50.

Octave resources are available
here.
You should instal Octave on your computer as soon as possible (or MATLAB if you prefer).

On tests and the final exam you will be provided with
tables and, when appropriate,
Student-T table.

Example for the Student-T table: If T has 3 degrees of freedom then P(T<2.353)=0.95 and P(|T|<2.353) = 0.9.

Recommended, fun, and accessible general reading about probability:
Struck by Lightning
by J.S. Rosenthal, and
The Improbability Principle
by D.J. Hand.

Gaussian distribution on the German 10 mark note.