A First Course in Probability

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2010 - Mathematics - 530 pages
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A First Course in Probability, Eighth Edition, features clear and intuitive explanations of the mathematics of probability theory, outstanding problem sets, and a variety of diverse examples and applications. This book is ideal for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate level introduction to probability for math, science, engineering and business students. It assumes a background in elementary calculus.

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If you love probability.. you will love this book. Concise, detailed and loaded with examples. This is the book that your professor is really teaching you from! Read full review

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So hard and boring but it's examples were complete and perfect Read full review

Contents

Axioms of Probability
22
Conditional Probability and Independence
58
Random Variables
117
Copyright

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Normal 0 false false false Sheldon M. Ross is a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in statistics at Stanford University in 1968. He has published many technical articles and textbooks in the areas of statistics and applied probability. Among his texts are A First Course in Probability, Introduction to Probability Models, Stochastic Processes, and Introductory Statistics. Professor Ross is the founding and continuing editor of the journal Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, the Advisory Editor for International Journal of Quality Technology and Quantitative Management, and an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Bond Trading and Management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and a recipient of the Humboldt US Senior Scientist Award.

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