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Probability demystified

Author: Allan G Bluman
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2005.
Series: '">McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now anyone who ever flipped a coin, played cards, or placed a bet can grasp the principles that govern probability -- without formal training, unlimited time, or an Einstein IQ. In "Probability Demystified, experienced math instructor Allan Bluman provides an illuminating and entertaining way to master chance, odds, and predictability.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bluman, Allan G.
Probability demystified.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2005
(OCoLC)622715471
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allan G Bluman
ISBN: 0071445498 9780071445498
OCLC Number: 56876110
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Basic concepts --
Sample spaces --
Addition rules --
Multiplication rules --
Odds and expectation --
Counting rules --
Binomial distribution --
Other probability distributions --
Normal distribution --
Simulation --
Game theory --
Actuarial science --
Appendix Bayes' Theorem.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.
Responsibility: Allan G. Bluman.
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The perfect companion to our "Statistics Demystified," this book explains all the basic concepts of probability using common devices such as coins, cards, and dice to effortlessly educate readers.  Read more...

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