Curriculum Development — How I Acquired this Skill

  • Pre-algebra
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Logic
  • General physics
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • English, and
  • Creative writing
  • Curriculum development
  • Teaching course material
  • Leading laboratory sessions
  • Holding regular office hours, and
  • Grading all written work
  • Philosophy 110: Introduction to Deductive Logic
  • Philosophy 111: Inductive Logic
  • Philosophy 315: Modeling Natural Systems, and
  • Philosophy 445: Symbolic Logic
  • Gaining a thorough understanding of the subject and reference material,
  • Scheduling with adherence to a strict timeline,
  • Developing study guides, lesson plans, tests and quizzes
  • A thorough understanding of company products and services
  • Producing client-facing technical documentation, educating the client and setting expectations
  • Providing contact details for 24-hour security emergency concerns
  • Creating, documenting and training a stock trading strategy
  • Scheduling of training, trading and Q&A sessions, and
  • Allocation of resources including personnel and trading capital
  1. A coin is tossed three times. Assume that it is an unbiased coin, and that the tosses are independent. Draw a tree-diagram below to help you answer some of the following questions. (2 pts)
  1. What word can you use to characterize this chance setup? (1/2 pt)
  2. On each toss, what is Pr(heads)? (1/2 pt)
  3. What is Pr(3 heads) (i.e. Pr(heads & heads & heads)? (1/2 pt)
  4. What is Pr(2 heads & 1 tail)? (1/2 pt)
  5. What is Pr(at least 1 tail)? (1/2 pt)
  6. What is Pr(tails on toss 1 & tails on toss 2 & heads on toss 3)? (1/2 pt)
  7. What is Pr(at least 1 head)? (1/2 pt)
  8. What is Pr(either 3 heads or 3 tails)? (1/2 pt)
  9. Suppose P and Q are two independent events, each possible in a given situation. Let Pr(P) = 1/2, and Pr(Q) = 1/2.
  10. What is Pr(P & Q)? (1 pt)
  11. Are P and Q mutually exclusive? Explain. (2 pts)
  12. What is Pr(P v Q)? (1 pt)
  1. Actuarial (ordinary) — Homeowner’s
  2. Extraordinary — Space shuttle launches
  1. Possible Acts
  2. Partition of all possible states
  3. Utilities of consequences of each possible act in each possible state of affairs in the partition.

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