Probability Demystified 2/E 2 9780071780971 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 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.
Probability Demystified 2/E

Probability Demystified 2/E

2nd Edition
By Allan Bluman
ISBN10: 0071780971
ISBN13: 9780071780971
Copyright: 2012

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Program Details

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

About the Author

Allan Bluman

Allan G. Bluman is a professor emeritus at the Community College of Allegheny County, South Campus, near Pittsburgh. He has taught mathematics and statistics for over 35 years. He received an Apple for the Teacher award in recognition of his bringing excellence to the learning environment at South Campus. He has also taught statistics for Penn State University at the Greater Allegheny (McKeesport) Campus and at the Monroeville Center. He received his master's and doctor's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.

In addition to Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach (Eighth Edition ©2012) and Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version (Fifth Edition ©2010), Al is a co-author on a liberal arts mathematics text published by McGraw-Hill, Math in Our World (2nd Edition ©2011). Al also the author of for mathematics books in the McGraw-Hill DeMystified Series. They are Pre-Algebra, Math Word Problems, Business Math, and Probability.

Al Bluman is married and has two sons and a granddaughter.