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Excellent basic text covers set theory, probability theory for finite sample spaces, binomial theorem, probability distributions, means, standard deviations, probability function of binomial distribution, and other key concepts and methods essential to a thorough understanding of probability. Designed for use by math or statistics departments offering a first course in probability. 360 illustrative problems with answers for half. Only high school algebra needed. Chapter bibliographies.

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Excellent basic text covers set theory, probability theory for finite sample spaces, binomial theorem, probability distributions, means, standard deviations, probability function of binomial distribution, more. Includes 360 problems with answers for half.

Synopsis:

Excellent basic text covers set theory, probability theory for finite sample spaces, binomial theorem, probability distributions, means, standard deviations, probability function of binomial distribution, more. Includes 360 problems with answers for half.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 SETS

1. Examples of sets; basic notation

2. Subsets

3. Operations on sets

4. The algebra of sets

5. Cartesian product sets

Chapter 2 PROBABILITY IN FINTE SAMPLE SPACES

1. Sample spaces

2. Events

3. The probability of an event

4. Some probability theorems

5. Conditional probability and compound experiments

6. Bayes' formula

7. Independent events

8. Independence of several events

9. Independent trials

10. A probability model in genetics

Chapter 3 SOPHISTICATED COUNTING

1. Counting techniques and probability problems

2. Binomial coefficients

Chapter 4 RANDOM VARIABLES

1. Random variables and probability functions

2. The mean of a random variable

3. The variance and standard deviation of a random variable

4 Joint probability functions; independent random variables

5. Mean and variance of sums of random variables; the sample mean

6. Covariance and correlation; sample mean (cont.)

Chapter 5 BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTION AND SOME APPLICATIONS

1. Bernoulli trials and the binomial distribution

2. Testing a statistical hypothesis

3. An example of decision-making under uncertainty

ANSWERS TO ODD-NUMBERED PROBLEMS

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486652528
Author:
Goldberg, Samuel
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Mathematics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Probability
Subject:
Probabilities
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics | Probability and Statistics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume:
115
Publication Date:
19870131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
350
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.83 lb

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Excellent basic text covers set theory, probability theory for finite sample spaces, binomial theorem, probability distributions, means, standard deviations, probability function of binomial distribution, more. Includes 360 problems with answers for half.

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Excellent basic text covers set theory, probability theory for finite sample spaces, binomial theorem, probability distributions, means, standard deviations, probability function of binomial distribution, more. Includes 360 problems with answers for half.

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