Probability Demystified

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-27
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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The perfect companion to Statistics Demystified, this handy self-teaching guide explains the fundamentals of probability using common devices such as coins, cards, and dice.

Author Biography

Allan Bluman (North Huntingdon, PA) is a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the South Campus of the Community College of Allegheny County. He has taught most of the math and statistics courses on the campus, as well as Arithmetic Fundamentals, since 1972. Professor Bluman has published many articles and books, including Pre-Algebra Demystified and Math Word Problems Demystified.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Basic Concepts of Probability

Chapter 2 – Sample Spaces

Chapter 3 – Odds and Expectations

Chapter 4 – The Addition Rules

Chapter 5 – The Multiplication Rules and Conditional Probability

Chapter 6 – Probability and The Counting Rules

Chapter 7 – The Binomial Distribution

Chapter 8 – Other Discrete Probability Distributions

Chapter 9 – Probability and The Normal Distribution

Chapter 10 – Probability and Simulation

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