STAT3140-A Probability/Math Statistics I (Fall 2021)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/30/2021 - 01/31/2022)
Days: T R
Time: 09:30 - 10:45 am
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Hale Center 304
Seats Available: 5 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 3 Credits

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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