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Elementary Probability for Applications (Hardcover)

Author: Durrett, Rick

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This clear and lively introduction to probability theory concentrates on the results that are the most useful for applications, including combinatorial probability and Markov chains. Concise and focused, it is designed for a one-semester introductory course in probability for students who have some familiarity with basic calculus. Reflecting the author's philosophy that the best way to learn probability is to see it in action, there are more than 350 problems and 200 examples. The examples contain all the old standards such as the birthday problem and Monty Hall, but also include a number of applications not found in other books, from areas as broad ranging as genetics, sports, finance, and inventory management.

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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521867566
SKU 211287316
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521867568
Release Date 8/1/2009
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0243
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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