College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Aug 11, 2022  
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:  A grade of C or better in MATH 033 , MATH 034 , or MATH 035 ; a grade of C or better in MATH 027  or MATH 028   and currently enrolled in one of MATH 034   or MATH 035  ; or permission of the instructor.
Natural Science and Engineering
1 credit.
Eligible for COGS
Spring 2023. Staff.
Spring 2024. Staff.
Spring 2025. Whitehead.
Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics


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