Probability For Dummies
Packed with practical tips and techniques for solving probability problems
Increase your chances of acing that probability exam -- or winning at the casino!
Whether you're hitting the books for a probability or statistics course or hitting the tables at a casino, working out probabilities can be problematic. This book helps you even the odds. Using easy-to-understand explanations and examples, it demystifies probability -- and even offers savvy tips to boost your chances of gambling success!
Discover how to
* Conquer combinations and permutations
* Understand probability models from binomial to exponential
* Make good decisions using probability
* Play the odds in poker, roulette, and other games
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Students in my (noncalculus) statistics course are often puzzled why the square root of 12 is the denominator in the standard deviation of the uniform distribution, so I was hoping to find a clear discussion in this book to recommend to them. Sadly the limited preview has blanked out the relevant pages, so my plan is foiled.
Part II Counting on Probability and Betting to Win
Part III From A to Binomial Basic Probability Models
Part IV Taking It Up a Notch Advanced Probability Models
Part V For the Hotshots Continuous Probability Models