STAT3140-B Probability/Math Statistics I (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/31/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Days: T R
Time: 12:30 - 01:45 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Massey Hall THE
Seats Available: 6 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is the first of a two-course sequence in calculus-based probability. Topics include basic combinatorics methods: basic set theory; laws of probability; conditional probability and independence; Bayes Theorem; probability mass functions; cumulative distribution functions; probability-generating functions; commonly-used discrete variables (Bernoulli, binomial, Poisson, geometric, negative binomial, hyper geometric); expectation; variance; discrete conditional distributions.

Prerequisite: MATH2070 or permission of the instructor

About the Instructor(s)

Jeffrey J. Mitchell, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Math and Science
School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics

mitchellj@rmu.edu
412-397-4021 phone
412-397-2472 fax
John Jay 204
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