9780534237912

Student Solutions Manual for Scheaffer’s Introduction to Probability and Its Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534237912

  • ISBN10:

    0534237916

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/1995
  • Publisher: Duxbury Press
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Summary

* Theory is developed to a practical degree around models used in real-world applications and roofs of theorems and ''tricky'' probability calculations are minimized..* Increased emphasis on practical aspects of probabilistic interpretation of data: behavior of relative frequencies; use of randomness in collecting data; two-way tables; conditional probability as a measure of association; odds, odds ratios, and relative risk; practical examples, especially from medical fields..* Expanded use of probability distributions in modeling reality: fitting distributions to data; quantile-quantile plots for assessing normality; reliability of systems; uses of Markov chains..* Sections on theoretical issues: coverage of correlation; general distribution of order statistics; moment-generating functions as a technique for finding distributions of functions of random variables..* More than 40 new exercises.

Table of Contents

Probability
1(15)
Discrete Probability Distributions
16(26)
Continuous Probability Distributions
42(20)
Multivariate Probability Distributions
62(19)
Functions of Random Variables
81(16)
Some Approximations to Probability Distributions: Limit Theorems
97(6)
Extended Applications of Probability
103

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