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MA 41600, Fall 2021

Credit Hours: 3.00. (STAT 41600) An introduction to mathematical probability suitable as a preparation for actuarial science, statistical theory, and mathematical modeling. General probability rules, conditional probability and Bayes theorem, discrete and continuous random variables, moments and moment generating functions, joint and conditional distributions, standard discrete and continuous distributions and their properties, law of large numbers and central limit theorem. Typically offered Fall Spring.

Instructor Info

Section Room Time Instructor Office
001 UNIV 217 12:00PM TR Jing Wang MATH 420
131 REC 113 2:30PM MWF Thomas M Sellke
152 REC 316 10:30AM TR Christopher Janjigian MATH 446
155 REC 307 4:30PM MWF Jianxi Su
156 REC 122 11:30AM MWF Thomas M Sellke
157 UNIV 001 3:00PM TR Jeffrey A Beckley MATH 818
158 UNIV 303 10:30AM MWF James E Mcclure MATH 836

Course Materials

Section Type Title Author
001, 155, 155, 157, 158 TEXT A First Course in Probability - Book will be used as a reference, but not required Sheldon Ross
131 TEXT A First Course in Probability Sheldon Ross
152 TEXT Introduction to Probability David F. Anderson
152 TEXT Introduction to Probability David F. Anderson,Timo Seppalainen,Benedek Valko
156, 156 TEXT Probability - Available for free online through Purdue Libraries. Supplementary source A First Course in Probability 8th Edition by Sheldon Ross 9780136033134 is available for free online Jim Pitman

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