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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

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:  MATH 033  , MATH 034  , MATH 035   or permission of the instructor.
Natural Science and Engineering
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Burstein.
Fall 2018. Staff.
Fall 2019. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics


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