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A First Course in Probability (9th Edition)

  • Author: Sheldon Ross
  • ISBN: 9789353065607
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Edition: 9th
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2019
  • Format: Paperback – 480 pages
  • Language: English


A First Course in Probability, 9e is a text that endeavors to present not only the mathematics of probability theory, but also, through numerous examples, the many diverse applications of the subject. Aside from a multitude of changes made to increase the clarity of the text, the new edition includes many new and updated problems, exercises, and text material chosen both for inherent interest and for their use in building student intuition about probability.

Key Features
  • Clear and intuitive explanations supported with variety of diverse examples and three sets of exercises given at the end of each chapter, that include Problems, Theoretical Exercises, and Self-Test Problems and Exercises. The Self-Test Problems and Exercises include complete solutions in the appendix, allowing students to test their comprehension and study for exams.
  • Excellent Pedagogy—Over 480 exercises, 240 Theoretical exercises, 190 Self-text problems and exercises
New to this Edition
  • Stream-lined exposition focuses on improved clarity and deeper understanding.
  • New examples and exercises added throughout this edition pique students’ interest while building their understanding of probability.
  • New Examples 3h and 4k, found in Chapter 3,engage students by discussing estimating the fraction of twin pairs that are identical and with analyzing serve and rally games.
Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. Combinatorial Analysis
  3. Axioms of Probability
  4. Conditional Probability and Independence
  5. Random Variables
  6. Continuous Random Variables
  7. Jointly Distributed Random Variables
  8. Properties of Expectation
  9. Limit Theorems
  10. Additional Topics
  11. Simulation
  12. Answers to Selected Problems
  13. Solutions to Self-Test Problems and Exercises
  14. Index
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Weight0.698 kg

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