Course Information
Course Code MATH 2P81
Course Title Probability
Description Probability, events, algebra of sets, independence, conditional probability, Bayes' theorem; random variables and their univariate, multivariate, marginal and conditional distributions. Expected value of a random variable, the mean, variance and higher moments, moment generating function, Chebyshev's theorem. Some common discrete and continuous distributions: Binomial, Poisson, hypergeometric, normal, uniform and exponential. Use of SAS, Maple or other statistical packages.
Course Format Lectures, 3 hours per week; lab/tutorial, 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite(s) MATH 2P03 or permission of the instructor.
Notes may be taken concurrently with MATH 2P03.