2 Probability and Random Variables
 Start: Monday, February 1
 End: Friday, February 5
2.1 Summary
This week will be a whirlwind recap and review of probability and random variables. In a perfect world, you would have already learned most of if not all of this content already. Because this week is mostly review, it will be a lot of content.
2.2 Learning Objectives
After completing this week, you are expected to be able to:
 Use basic rules of probability including Bayesâ€™ Theorem.
 Understand the definition of a random variable.
 Calculate probabilities given the distribution of a random variable.
 Identify independence and use independence to carry out probability calculations.
 Understand and use conditional and marginal distributions.
 Perform transformations of random variables.

Use the
d*
,p*
,q*
andr*
functions for probability calculations in R.
2.3 Reading
Source  Section 

Wasserman  1.1  1.7 
Wasserman  2.1  2.12 
Evans and Rosenthal  1.1  1.6 
Evans and Rosenthal  2.1  2.10 
Marden  1.1  1.6 
Marden  3.1  3.4 
Marden  4.1  4.4 
Marden  5.1  5.6 
Marden  6.1  6.8 
Marden  7.1  7.8 
2.4 Video
Title and Slides  Link  Mirror 

2.0  Welcome to Week 02  2.0  YouTube  2.0  ClassTranscribe 
2.1  Probability  2.1  YouTube  2.1  ClassTranscribe 
2.2  Random Variables  2.2  YouTube  2.2  ClassTranscribe 
2.3  Many Random Variables  2.3  YouTube  2.3  ClassTranscribe 
2.5 Assignments

Homework 01
 Due: Monday, February 8
 Submission: Gradescope
 Solution: Compass
2.6 Office Hours
Staff and Link  Day  Time 

Zoom with David  Monday  7:00 PM  8:00 PM 
Zoom with Rentian  Wednesday  7:00 PM  8:00 PM 
Zoom with David  Thursday  7:00 PM  8:00 PM 
Zoom with Rentian  Friday  7:00 PM  8:00 PM 
Piazza  Any!  Any! 