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A First Course in Probability (8th Edition) (edition 2009)

by Sheldon Ross

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Title:A First Course in Probability (8th Edition)
Authors:Sheldon Ross
Info:Pearson (2009), Edition: 8, Hardcover, 552 pages
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This is a great text, Each chapter contains dozens of problems. There's even a special section for "theoretical problems". THere are some hints at the back of the book which I definitely needed. Probability is really an unintuitive subject so doing loads of tough problems is a good way to learn.
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This market-leading introduction to probability features exceptionally clear explanations of the mathematics of probability theory and explores its many diverse applications through numerous interesting and motivational examples. The outstanding problem sets are a hallmark feature of this book. Provides clear, complete explanations to fully explain mathematical concepts. Features subsections on the probabilistic method and the maximum-minimums identity. Includes many new examples relating to DNA matching, utility, finance, and applications of the probabilistic method. Features an intuitive treatment of probability—intuitive explanations follow many examples. The Probability Models Disk included with each copy of the book, contains six probability models that are referenced in the book and allow readers to quickly and easily perform calculations and simulations.

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