## Probability For DummiesPacked 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.

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Part II Counting on Probability and Betting to Win | 65 |

Part III From A to Binomial Basic Probability Models | 129 |

Part IV Taking It Up a Notch Advanced Probability Models | 233 |

Part V For the Hotshots Continuous Probability Models | 283 |

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