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Schaum's Outline of Probability, Second Edition (Schaum's Outlines) by [Lipschutz, Seymour, Lipson, Marc]
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A classic Schaum's Outline, thoroughly updated to match the latest course scope and sequence. The ideal review for the thousands of college students who enroll in Probability courses.

About the Book

An update of this successful outline in probability, modified to conform to the current curriculum. Schaum’s Outline of Probability mirrors the course in scope and sequence to help enrolled students understand basic concepts and offer extra practice on topics such as finite and countable sets, binomial coefficients, axioms of probability, conditional probability, expectation of a finite random variable, Poisson distribution, and probability of vectors and Stochastic matrices. Coverage will also include finite Stochastic and tree diagrams, Chebyshev’s Inequality and the Law of Large Numbers, calculations of binomial probabilities using the normal approximation, and regular Markov processes & stationary state distributions.

Key Selling Features

  • Outline format supplies a concise guide to the standard college course in Probability
  • 430 solved problems
  • Easily-understood review of Probability
  • Supports all the major textbooks for Probability courses
  • Clear, concise explanations of all Probability concepts
  • Appropriate for the following courses: Elementary Probability & Statistics; Data Analysis; Finite Mathematics; Introduction to Mathematical Statistics; Mathematics for Biological Sciences; Introductory Statistics; Discrete Mathematics; Probability for Applied Science; Introduction to Probability Theory
  • Record of Success: Schaum’s Outline of Probability is a solid selling title in the series—with previous edition having sold over 12,500 copies since 2002.
  • Supports the following bestselling textbooks:

    Bluman, Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach, 4ed, 0073347140, $92.22, MGH, 2006. (MIR: 7,265 units)

    Hungerford, Mathematics with Applications, 9ed, 0321334337, $129.48, PEG, 2006. (MIR: 2,731 units)

    Rosen, Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications, 6ed, 0073229725, $151.76, MGH, 2006. (MIR: 2,866 units)

Market / Audience

Primary: For all students of mathematics who need to learn or refresh Probability skills.

Secondary: Graduate students and professionals looking for a tool for review

Enrollment: Elementary Probability and Statistics – 504,600; Data Analysis – 16,820; Finite Mathematics – 106,732; Introductory Statistics – 38,657; Discrete Mathematics – 50,592; Introduction to Probability Theory – 3,196

Author Profiles
Seymour Lipschutz (Philadelphia, PA) who is presently on the mathematics faculty of Temple University, formerly taught at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and was visiting professor in the Computer Science Department of Brooklyn College. He received his Ph.D. in 1960 at the Courant Institute of mathematical Sciences of New York University. Some of his other books in the Schaum's Outline Series are Beginning Linear Algebra; Discrete Mathematics, 3ed; and Linear Algebra, 4ed.

Marc Lipson (Charlottesville, VA) is on the faculty of the University of Virginia. He formerly taught at the University of Georgia, Northeastern University, and Boston University. He received his Ph..D. in finance in 1994 from the University of Michigan. He is also coauthor of the Schaum;s Outline of Discrete Mathematics, 3ed with Seymour Lipschutz.

About the Author

He is a Ph.D and a Professor of Mathematics in Temple University

Marc Lipson, Ph.D. (Philadelphia, PA), is on the mathematical faculty of the University of Georgia. He is co-author of Schaum's Outline of Discrete Mathematics.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 20263 KB
  • Print Length: 320 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 2 edition (17 February 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,175,969 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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