Schaum’s Outline of Probability, Third Edition is the go-to study guide for help in probability courses. It’s ideal for undergrads, graduate students and professionals needing a tool for review. With an outline format that facilitates quick and easy review and mirrors the course in scope and sequence, this book helps you understand basic concepts and get the extra practice you need to excel in the course. Schaum’s Outline of Probability, Third Edition supports the bestselling textbooks and is useful for a variety of classes, including Elementary Probability and Statistics, Data Analysis, Finite Mathematics, and many other courses.
You’ll find coverage on finite and countable sets, binomial coefficients, axioms of probability, conditional probability, expectation of a finite random variable, Poisson distribution, and probability of vectors and Stochastic matrices. Also included: finite Stochastic and tree diagrams, Chebyshev’s inequality and the law of large numbers, calculations of binomial probabilities using normal approximation, and regular Markov processes and stationary state distributions.
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Outline format to provide a concise guide to the standard college course in probability
Clear, concise explanations of probability concepts
Supports these major texts: Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach (Bluman), Mathematics with Applications (Hungerford), and Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications (Rosen)
Appropriate for the following courses: Elementary Probability and Statistics, Data Analysis, Finite Mathematics, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics for Biological Sciences, Introductory Statistics, Discrete Mathematics, Probability for Applied Science, and Introduction to Probability Theory