Bluman, Alan G. Probability DeMYSTiFieD

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Probability DeMYSTiFieD

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9780071780971: Probability DeMYSTiFieD

Stack the odds in your favor for mastering probability

Don't leave your knowledge of probability to chance. Instead, turn to Probability Demystified, Second Edition, for learning fundamental concepts and theories step-by-step.

This practical guide eases you into the subject of probability using familiar items such as coins, cards, and dice. As you progress, you will master concepts such as addition and multiplication rules, odds and expectation, probability distributions, and more. You'll learn the relationship between probability and normal distribution, as well as how to use the recently developed Monte Carlo method of simulation. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:

  • Classical probability
  • Game theory
  • Actuarial science
  • Addition rules
  • Bayes' theorem
  • Odds and expectation
  • Binomial distribution

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Probability Demystified, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.

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L'autore:

Allan G. Bluman is professor emeritus at the Community College of Allegheny County, South Campus. He taught mathematics and statistics in high school, college, and graduate school for more than 35 years. Mr. Bluman is the recipient of “An Apple for the Teacher Award” for bringing excellence to the learning environment and the “Most Successful Revision of a Textbook” award from McGraw-Hill. He is the author of three mathematics textbooks and several highly successful books in the DeMYSTiFieD series, including Pre-Algrebra DeMYSTiFieD, Math Word Problems DeMYSTiFieD and Business Math DeMYSTiFieD.

Contenuti:

Ch 1 – Basic Concepts
Ch 2 – Sample Spaces
Ch 3 – The Addition Rules
Ch 4 – The Multiplication Rules
Ch 5 – Odds and Expectation
Ch 6 – The Counting Rules
Ch 7 – The Binomial Distribution
Ch 8 –Other Probability Distributions
Ch 9 – The Normal Distribution
Ch 10 – Simulation
Ch 11 — Game Theory
Ch 12 – Actuarial Science

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Descrizione libro McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Revised edition. 229 x 185 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Increase your odds of learning probability! Probability Demystified, Second Edition presents the concepts of probability in a simple, straightforward, easy-to-understand way. You can use the book as a self-study guide or as a supplementary textbook for a course in probability or statistics. Packed with real-world coin, card, and dice examples, this practical guide takes you through the world of probability. Chapter-ending quizzes and a final exam round out this alternative to heavy, confusing, and expensive texts. In addition to presenting the concepts of probability, each chapter ends with a section called Probability Sidelight, which includes a brief history of probability with commentary on how probability theory is used in everyday life. Probability Demystified, Second Edition Contains chapters on simulation, game theory, and actuarial science Uses coin, card, and dice examples to illustrate more complex probability concepts Progresses from the basics to game theory to actuarial science Contains no theorems or proofs that might scare away the math-phobic Provides chapter-opening objectives that describe what you ll learn in each step Includes questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses Offers Still Struggling? elements throughout to help you with difficult subtopics Concludes with a final exam for overall self-assessment. Codice libro della libreria AA39780071780971

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Descrizione libro McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Revised edition. 229 x 185 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Increase your odds of learning probability! Probability Demystified, Second Edition presents the concepts of probability in a simple, straightforward, easy-to-understand way. You can use the book as a self-study guide or as a supplementary textbook for a course in probability or statistics. Packed with real-world coin, card, and dice examples, this practical guide takes you through the world of probability. Chapter-ending quizzes and a final exam round out this alternative to heavy, confusing, and expensive texts. In addition to presenting the concepts of probability, each chapter ends with a section called Probability Sidelight, which includes a brief history of probability with commentary on how probability theory is used in everyday life. Probability Demystified, Second Edition Contains chapters on simulation, game theory, and actuarial science Uses coin, card, and dice examples to illustrate more complex probability concepts Progresses from the basics to game theory to actuarial science Contains no theorems or proofs that might scare away the math-phobic Provides chapter-opening objectives that describe what you ll learn in each step Includes questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses Offers Still Struggling? elements throughout to help you with difficult subtopics Concludes with a final exam for overall self-assessment. Codice libro della libreria AA39780071780971

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