Math 115 - Homework 11

Due in recitation Wednesday November 22 of Thanksgiving week.

  • Note that the recitations taking place on Wednesday Nov 22 are in fact officially Friday recitations. All students will be welcome to those recitations and to turn in this homework then.
  • There will be no quiz.
  • Although this homework is due on November 22, it can be turned in as late as your next recitation (when Homework 12 is due).

    Reading: Chapter I.1, I.2, I.3 of [H].

    Maple : Download and go through: Other Topics

  • The binomial distribution, Maple for mean, variance, etc of discrete probability distributions
  • Matrices in Maple -- row operations, Gauss elimination
  • Core Problems : Sections I.1, I.2, I.3 [H].

    Other problems:

    Sample Exam Questions:

    Texts :

  • [C] Thomas’ Calculus Early Transcendentals Custom Edition for the University of Pennsylvania Pearson 2011. ISBN 10: 1-256-32659-3 ISBN 13: 978-1-256-32659-5.
  • [P] Schaum's Outlines Series "Probability", 2nd edition, by Seymour Lipschutz, McGraw Hill ISBN 0-07-135203-1 or 0-07-175561-0.
  • [H] "Linear Algebra" by Jim Hefferon, St. Michael's College; text dowloadable for free from