## Probability and StatisticsThe revision of this well-respected text presents a balance of the classical and Bayesian methods. The theoretical and practical sides of both probability and statistics are considered. New content areas include the Vorel- Kolmogorov Paradox, Confidence Bands for the Regression Line, the Correction for Continuity, and the Delta Method. |

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### Contents

Introduction to Probability | 1 |

Random Variables and Distributions | 97 |

Special Distributions | 243 |

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