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Exam 1 Review
5.1, 6.1-7.4, 8.1, 8.2
5.1 Proof by Mathematical Induction
Claim: 2 divides n2+n whenever n is a positive integer.
Proof:
• BASIS
• INDUCTIVE STEP
– Assume:
– Show:
Basic Counting Rules- Ch. 6
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SUM rule (for +)
PRODUCT rule (for *)
INCLUSION/EXCLUSION
COMPLEMENT rule
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number= total – opposite
– Ex: password with at least 2 vowels =
total – (password with 0 or 1 vowels)
Counting cases- from sec 6.1, 6.3, 6.5
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Order matters, repetition allowed
Multiplication Rule
Ex: Social Security numbers
Order matters, repetition NOT allowed
Permutations: P(n,r)= n!/(n-r)!
Ex: number of ways to pick 1st, 2nd, 3rd from 30
Order DOESN’T matter, repetition allowed
section 6.5 (stars and bars; objects and dividers)
n categories, n-1 dividers, r objects
C(n-1+r, r) = C(n-1+r, n-1)
Order DOESN’T matter, repetition NOT allowed
Combinations: C(n,r)= n!/ [(n-r)!*r!]
Ex: number of ways to pick a committee of 3 from 30
C(n-1+r, r) = C(n-1+r, n-1)
Permutations with DUPLICATE items
n! / (n1 ! * n2 ! * n3 ! *…)
Ex: how many ways to rearrange the letters in MISSISSIPPI
Ex: how many ways to put 3 identical Finite books, 4 identical Bio books, and 5 identical Calc
books on a shelf
Basic probability rules
Know these:
• P(E)=|E|/|S|
• 0<= P(E) <= 1
• P(E ‘ ) = 1 – P(E)
• Know how to set up Bayes Thm tree diagrams
These will be given:
• Bayes Theorem
• P(X=k)= nCk * p k q n-k
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Mean or Expected value μ = E(x)=
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Special case: Binomial μ = E(x)=np;
Standard deviation σ = √(npq)
Sample Ch. 6 and 7 problems
Sample problems:
1. Passwords can be comprised of letters or digits.
(uses sum, multiplication, complement rules)
How many of them are:
a) 4-6 characters
b) 4-5 characters, with exactly 1 digit
c) 4-5 characters, with exactly 2 digits
d) 4-5 characters, with at least 2 digits
…Probability
2. Which "type" of counting problems are these?
(case 1,2,3,4, or 5?)
a)An ice cream parlor has 28 different flavors, 8
different kinds of sauce, and 12 toppings.
i)In how many different ways can a dish of three
scoops of ice cream be made where each flavor
can be used more than once and the order of the
scoops does not matter?
ii)How many different kinds of small sundaes are
there if a small sundae contains one scoop of ice
cream, a sauce, and a topping?
…Probability
b) How many ways are there to choose a dozen
donuts from 20 varieties:
i) if there are no two donuts of the same variety?
ii) if all donuts are of the same variety?
iii) if there are no restrictions?
iv) if there are at least two varieties?
v) if there must be at least six blueberry-filled
donuts?
vi) if there can be no more than six blueberryfilled donuts?
…Probability
c) A professor writes 20 multiple choice questions, each with
possible answer a,b,c, or d, for a test. If the number of
questions with a,b,c, and d as their answer is 8,3,4, and 5,
respectively, how many different answer keys are possible,
if the questions can be placed in any order?
d) How many ways are there to assign 24 students to five
faculty advisors?
e) A witness to a hit and run accident tells the police that the
license plate of the car in the accident, which contains
three letters followed by three digits, starts with the letters
AS and contains both the digits 1 and 2. How many
different license plates can fit this description?
…
f) There are 7 types of bagels at the store.
i) How many different ways could you pick 12 of
them and bring them to a meeting?
ii) How many different ways could you choose to
select bagels to each on 12 consecutive days?
g)How many ways could we rearrange 13 books on
a bookshelf:
i)if all are different?
ii)if 4 are identical chemistry books, 6 physics,
and 3 math?
…
h)How many ways could I there be to select 6
students out of 20 to receive A's?
i)How many ways could I guess who in this class
will get the best, second, and third score on
the exam?
j) How many ways can I select 3 women and 3
men from a Math Team (of 20 females and 25
males) to go to the National Math
Tournament?
…
3. Number of solutions:
How many nonnegative solutions are there to x1
+ x2 + x3 = 30, where x1>1, x2>4, x3>2?
…
4. how many bit strings of length 8:
i) have at least 6 zero‘s?
ii) start with 10 and end with 010?
Ch. 7: Probability
Basic Def
• Know def of P(E)
• Basic examples: dice, coins, cards,…
– Ex: when tossing 2 dice, find P(sum is 11)=
• Know P(E’)= ______
• Bayes will be given- be able to write out tree
8.1- Types of Recur relation examples
Examples: Given a recurrence relation, calculate a
term, say a6
Prove: an=n! is a solution to an=n*an-1, a0=1
Find a solution to
an=n*an-1, a0=1
Applications: number of bit strings, number of
ways to walk up the steps, Tower of Hanoi
8.2– Thm. 1
Thm. 1: Let c1, c2 be elements of the real
numbers. Suppose r2-c1r –c2=0 has two
distinct roots r1 and r2,
Then the sequence {a n} is a solution of the
recurrence relation an = ____________
iff an= __________ for n=0, 1, 2… where______
Thm. 1 for two roots
Theorem 1: Let c1, c2 be elements of the real
numbers.
Suppose r2-c1r –c2=0 has two distinct roots r1
and r2,
Then the sequence {a n} is a solution of the
recurrence relation an = c1an-1 + c2 an-2
iff an=α1r1n+ α2r2n for n=0, 1, 2… where α1 and α2
are constants.
Steps for Solving 2nd degree LHRR-K
For degree 2: the characteristic equation is
r2-c1r –c2=0 (roots are used to find explicit formula)
• Find characteristic equation
• Find roots
• Basic Solution: an=α1r1n+ α2r2n where r1 and r2
are roots of the characteristic equation
• Solve for α1,α2 to find solution
• Prove this is the solution
Thm. 2 for one root
Theorem 2: Let c1, c2 be elements of the real
numbers.
Suppose r2-c1r –c2=0 has only one root r0 ,
Then the sequence {a n} is a solution of the
recurrence relation an = c1an-1 + c2 an-2 iff
an=α1r0n+ α2 n r0n
for n=0, 1, 2… where α1 and α2 are constants.
Ex: 6. an =8an-1 -16an-2 for n≥2; a0=2
and a1=20.
Find characteristic equation
Find solution
Ex: 6. an =8an-1 -16an-2 for n≥2; a0=2
and a1=20.
• Prove the solution you just found is a solution
Formulas that will be GIVEN on Exams
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Binomial
P(X=k)= nCk * p k q n-k
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Mean or Expected value
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Bayes’ Theorem
Summation
Standard deviation
μ = np
σ = √(npq)
=
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8.2: outline for Thm. 1: Let c1, c2 be elements of the real numbers. Suppose r2-c1r –c2=0
has two distinct roots r1 and r2,
Then the sequence {a n} is a solution of the recurrence relation an = ____________
iff an= __________ for n=0, 1, 2… where______
(you fill in the gaps on Thm 1)
----------------------------------• Know all other other relevant formulas

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