Enter your 3-digit class identification number:
Enter the last 4 digits of your BYU ID:
Did you complete the reading assignment?
There are two string of 0's and 1's shown below. Which is "random"?
That is, which looks like more what you expect from a sequence of coin tosses
(imagine the faces of the coins are marked with 0 and 1 instead of
heads and tails)?
Explain your answer to the last question. Defend your choice.
What is the smallest value of M for which the difference between ln(M!)
and Sterling's approximation for ln(M!) differ by less than 1%?
When particles move around by diffusion, you almost get something for
nothing---the particles can spread out, move around, without any work being
required. Thinking microscopically, is this a good way to transport
things, say, inside a bacterium? Explain your reasoning.
Explain anything that you didn't understand in the reading assignment:
Click here to submit answers:
Click here to erase all values: