Probability Hard Stuff Made Easy

ISBN-10: 0071780971

ISBN-13: 9780071780971

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Allan G. Bluman

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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 EditionContains chapters on simulation, game theory, and actuarial scienceUses coin, card, and dice examples to illustrate more complex probability conceptsProgresses from the basics to game theory to actuarial scienceContains no theorems or proofs that might scare away the “math-phobic”Provides chapter-opening objectives that describe what you’ll learn in each stepIncludes questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknessesOffers “Still Struggling?” elements throughout to help you with difficult subtopicsConcludes with a final exam for overall self-assessment
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 1/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.10" wide x 9.50" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.034

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Preface
Acknowledgments
Basic Concepts
Probability Experiments
Classical Probability
Probability Rules
Empirical Probability
Law of Large Numbers
Subjective Probability
Summary
Quiz
Sample Spaces
Tree Diagrams
Tables
Summary
Quiz
The Addition Rules
Mutually Exclusive Events
Addition Rule I
Addition Rule II
Summary
Quiz
The Multiplication Rules
Independent and Dependent Events
Multiplication Rule I
Multiplication Rule II
Conditional Probability
Summary
Quiz
Odds and Expectation
Odds
Expectation
Summary
Quiz
The Counting Rules
The Fundamental Counting Rule
Factorials
Permutations
Combinations
Probability and the Counting Rules
Summary
Quiz
The Binomial Distribution
Discrete Probability Distributions
The Mean and Standard Deviation for a Binomial Distribution
Quiz
Other Probability Distributions
The Multinomial Distribution
The Hypergeometric Distribution
The Geometric Distribution
The Poisson Distribution
Summary
Quiz
The Normal Distribution
Populations and Samples
Measures of Average
Measures of Variability
The Normal Distribution
The Standard Normal Distribution
Summary
Quiz
Simulation
The Monte Carlo Method
Summary
Quiz
Game Theory
Two-Person Games
Summary
Quiz
Actuarial Science
Mortality Tables
Life Insurance Policies
Summary
Quiz
Final Exam
Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam
Appendix: Bayes' Theorem
Index
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