### Syllabus for Math 477 (Mathematical Theory of Probability)

#### Topics

- Counting and combinatorics
- Formalism of proability
- Conditional probability and independence
- Discrete and continuous random variables
- Joint distributions
- Properties of expectations
- Laws of large numbers and the central limit theorem

#### Administrative Details

Grading:

- In class work 10% (graded for completion)
- Homework 25% (lowest score dropped)
- Exams 40% (2 exams worth 20% each, March 1 and April 19)
- Final 25% (May 09, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Any issues with grading needs to be submitted in writing, on a separate
sheet of paper attached to your exam/quiz/homework, stating which problem
was graded incorrectly, and what the issue was

Class policies

- No cell-phones, no laptops, no calculators, no electronic devices