Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Probability & Statistics I
MATH 2076 Probability & Statistics I
Restrictions:This is an introductory statistics course. A student in a degree program cannot retain credit for more than nine credits of introductory statistics courses.
Hours:Four hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:Students explore the following topics: sets and counting; probability and relative frequency; conditional probability; Bayes' theorem; independence; discrete and continuous random variables; binomial, Poisson and normal distributions; functions of random variables; generating functions; characteristic functions; moments; compound distributions; Markov chains and their limiting probabilities.