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First Course in Probability, A, 9th edition

  • Sheldon Ross

Published by Pearson (December 21st 2012) - Copyright © 2014

9th edition

Overview

A First Course in Probability, Ninth Edition, features clear and intuitive explanations of the mathematics of probability theory, outstanding problem sets, and a variety of diverse examples and applications. This book is ideal for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate level introduction to probability for math, science, engineering and business students. It assumes a background in elementary calculus.

Table of contents

1. Combinatorial Analysis

2. Axioms of Probability

3. Conditional Probability and Independence

4. Random Variables

5. Continuous Random Variables

6. Jointly Distributed Random Variables

7. Properties of Expectation

8. Limit Theorems

9. Additional Topics in Probability

10. Simulation

Appendix A. Answers to Selected Problems

Appendix B. Solutions to Self-Test Problems and Exercises

Index

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