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STAT 252 Introductory Applied Probability

STAT 252  Introductory Applied Probability  Units: 3.00  

Basics of probability. Counting principle, binomial expansion. Conditional probability and Bayes' Theorem. Random variables, mean and variance. Bernoulli, binomial, geometric, hypergeometric and exponential distributions. Poisson approximation. Distribution, frequency and density functions. Normal distribution and central limit theorem.
NOTE STAT 252 is a new course for STAT Minors and Joint Honours.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite MATH 120/6.0 or MATH 121/6.0 or MATH 126/6.0 or MATH 124/3.0. Exclusion STAT 268/3.0; STAT 351/3.0.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science