An Introduction To Probability Theory And Its Applications

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Office hours: MWF, immediately after class or early afternoon (time TBA). We will cover the mathematical foundations of probability theory. The basic terminology and concepts of probability theory include: random experiments, sample or outcome spaces (discrete and continuous case), events and their algebra, probability measures, conditional probability A First Course in Probability (8th ed.) by S. Ross. This is a lively text that covers the basic ideas of probability theory including those… 


INSTRUCTOR: Marion R. Reynolds, Jr. OFFICE: 411 Hutcheson Hall, 231-7931, CLASS: 10:10 – 11:00 MWF, in 207 Hutcheson Hall. OFFICE HOURS: I will usually be available in my office from about

Introduction to Probability Theory 1 1.1. Introduction 1.2. Sample Space and Events

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