## Probability & statisticsA developed, complete treatment of undergraduate probability and statistics by a very well known author. The approach develops a unified theory presented with clarity and economy. Included many examples and applications. Appropriate for an introductory undergraduate course in probability and statistics for students in engineering, math, the physical sciences, and computer science.(vs. Walpole/Myers, Miller/Freund, Devore, Scheaffer/McClave, Milton/Arnold) |

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### Contents

Fundamental Concepts | 19 |

Repeated Trials | 59 |

The Random Variable | 84 |

Copyright | |

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