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This course provides an elementary introduction to probability and statistics with applications topics include: basic combinatorics, random variables, probability distributions, bayesian inference, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, and linear regression. Online shopping for probability & statistics from a great selection at books store. If the sequence 999999 has a probability of occurring in a 1000 digit sequence of 0000995, then for a thousand consecutive 1000 digit sequences (a million digits in all), the probability of 999999 appearing will be 0995, almost unity. P is probability of success iq, the probability of failure, is 1-p c poisson distributions il = np, 0'2 = npq and 0' = j npq p(x) = i1xe-11x where il = np poisson approximation of the binomial requires n ~ 30 and np 5 or nq 5.
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