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Elementary probability

  • Mario Lefebvre
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Part of the Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics and Technology book series (SUMAT)

Abstract

This first chapter devoted to probability theory contains the basic definitions and concepts in this field, without the formalism of measure theory. However, the range of problems that can be solved by using the formulas of elementary probability is very broad, particularly in combinatorial analysis. Therefore, it is necessary to do numerous exercises in order to master these basic concepts.

Keywords

Sample Space Venn Diagram Elementary Outcome Combinatorial Analysis Defective Item 
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© Springer-Verlag New York 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Département de Mathématiques et de génie industrielÉcole Polytechnique de Montréal, QuébecMontréalCanada

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