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 Date Sections of Text Topics Thursday, Aug. 20 1.1, 1.2 Matrices and matrix multiplication Tuesday, Aug. 25 1.3 Solving systems of equations Thursday, Aug. 27 1.4 Inverses of matrices Tuesday, Sept. 1 2.1, 2.2 Graphing inequalities, linear programming Thursday, Sept. 3 2.3 Solving linear programming problems: geometric method Tuesday, Sept. 8 3.1 Simplex method: standard problems (25 minutes); Review of Chapters 1 and 2 Thursday, Sept. 10 3.1 Simplex method: standard problems (25 minutes); Test 1 on Chapters 1 and 2 Tuesday, Sept. 15 3.1 Simplex method: standard problems Thursday, Sept. 17 3.2 Simplex method: non-standard problems Tuesday, Sept. 22 3.2 Simplex method: non-standard problems Thursday, Sept. 24 4.1, 4.2 Sets, set operations, Venn diagrams Tuesday, Sept. 29 4.3 Counting using Venn diagrams (25 minutes); Review of 3.1-3.2 Thursday, Oct. 1 4.3 Counting using Venn diagrams (25 minutes) Test 2 on 3.1-3.2 Tuesday, Oct. 6 4.4 Multiplication principle and tree diagrams Tuesday, Oct. 13 4.5 Permutations and combinations Thursday, Oct. 15 4.5 Permutations and combinations Tuesday, Oct. 20 5.1 Probability (25 minutes); Review of Chapter 4 Thursday, Oct. 22 5.2 Probability (25 minutes); Test 3 on Chapter 4 Tuesday, Oct. 27 5.3 Uniform probability distributions Thursday, Oct. 29 5.4 Conditional probability Tuesday, Nov. 3 5.5 Using conditional probability in tree diagrams Thursday, Nov. 5 5.6 Independence and independent trials Tuesday, Nov. 10 5.7 Expected value Thursday, Nov. 12 6.1 Markov chains Tuesday, Nov. 17 6.2 Multi-step transition probabilities and distribution vectors (25 minutes); Review of Chapter 5 Thursday, Nov. 19 6.2 Multi-step transition probabilities and distribution vectors (25 minutes); Test 4 on Chapter 5 Tuesday, Nov. 24 6.3 Regular Markov chains Tuesday, Dec. 1 6.4 Absorbing Markov chains Thursday, Dec. 3 Review

The final exam is Thursday, December 10, 8:00 - 11:00 a.m., in the usual room.