STAT 051. Probability


Introduction to the mathematical theory of probability. Topics include sample spaces and events, conditional probability and Bayes' theorem, univariate probability and density functions, expectation and variance, moment generating functions, Binomial, Negative Binomial, Poisson, Normal, t, Gamma and Beta distributions, joint, marginal and conditional distributions, independence, transformations, the multivariate Normal distribution, the law of large numbers and the central limit theorem.
Prerequisite:  A grade of C or better in MATH 033 , MATH 034 , or MATH 035 ; or permission of the instructor.
Natural Science and Engineering
1 credit.
Eligible for COGS
Fall 2019. Everson.
Spring 2020. Luby.
Spring 2021. Staff.


Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics


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