## A First Course in ProbabilityA 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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mass function of X. 4.16. In Problem 15, let team number 1 be the team with the

worst record, let team number 2 be the team with the second-worst record, and so

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**Let X denote**the draft pick of the team with the worst record. Find the probabilitymass function of X. 4.16. In Problem 15, let team number 1 be the team with the

worst record, let team number 2 be the team with the second-worst record, and so

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For a hypergeometric random variable, determine P{{

Balls numbered 1 through N are in an urn. Suppose that n,n s A', of them are

randomly selected without replacement.

selected.

For a hypergeometric random variable, determine P{{

**X**= k + \}/P{**X**= k} 4.30.Balls numbered 1 through N are in an urn. Suppose that n,n s A', of them are

randomly selected without replacement.

**Let**Y**denote**the largest numberselected.

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Suppose the possible values of

the possible values of

,/) such that jc,- -I- yj = zk\ that is, Ak = {(',/) -Xi + yt = zk}- (a) Argue that P{

Suppose the possible values of

**X**are (*,}, the possible values of Y are {y/}, andthe possible values of

**X**+ Y are [zk)-**Let**Ak**denote**the set of all pairs of indices (/,/) such that jc,- -I- yj = zk\ that is, Ak = {(',/) -Xi + yt = zk}- (a) Argue that P{

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### Contents

Axioms of Probability | 22 |

Conditional Probability and Independence | 58 |

Random Variables | 117 |

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