HMC Math 62: Probability & Statistics (Summer, 2003)
Cover Sheet for Quiz #2

Due in class on Monday, June 23

This quiz is a 1 hour "takehome" to be taken under strictest adherence to the HMC honor code. This test is closed book, closed notes... no reference material of any sort may be consulted while the quiz is in progress except for the (rather generous, I think) information provided below. No calculators or slide rules are allowed. You must complete the entire quiz in one contiguous 1 hour sitting... no breaks allowed. Your hour begins as soon as you follow the link below.

You may write the answers to as many questions as you like on a piece of paper, so long as your work is legible. You may use both sides of your paper. When you are finished, staple all worksheets together if there are more than one. Do not alter it, look at it, discuss it or even think about it until after you turn it in during class on Monday. Be good.

Where possible, explain your work… I'm big on partial credit, but an incorrect answer with no explanation won't get any. If you have any unresolveble questions about the exam content while you are taking it (you don't understand a question, you think there's a typo, etc.), state your assumptions about what you think the problem meant, and write a solution based on that. If you simply can't make sense of something, finish as much as you can in the allotted time. Then bring the question to me after class or during my office hours. I'll answer it, and give you a few minutes to work on the problem before you have to hand it in.

Here are the formulas that you are allowed to consult during the quiz...

Second Linear Quiz Now Ready
Fri Jun 20, 3:52 PM ET

By G.M.Levin

CLAREMONT, CA (Reuters) - According to official sources, the second Prob/Stat Quiz in Harvey Mudd College's summer math program is now completed. Students at the college have been looking forward to the much anticipated quiz for just over a day now. "I know the students are eager to get the quiz, but they really shouldn't look at it until they're actually ready to take it," said one Harvey Mudd employee who wished to remain annonymous. "That first quiz was so fun and easy, I just can't wait for the next one!" said a student, who also wished to remain annonymous, primarily for fear of having the holy crap beaten out of him by his classmates.
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