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MAT 521Spring - MAT 521 SPRING 2010 Section 2 Course Description Topics to be covered include introduction to probability and statistics algebra of

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MAT 521 S PRING 2010 Section 2 Course Description: Topics to be covered include introduction to probability and statistics, algebra of sets, probability in finite sample spaces, binomial and multinomial coefficients, continuous and discrete random variables, distribution functions, expected value and standard deviation, statistical applications. Prerequisite: 12 credit hours of calculus. (Students must be able to take partial derivatives, set up and evaluate multiple integrals, evaluate integrals, and work with elementary infinite series.) Note: Mathematics graduate students should consider taking MAT 651 rather than MAT 521. Textbook: Probability and Statistics, Third Edition, by Morris H. DeGroot and Mark Schervish. The course covers sections 1.1-1.10, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.9, 4.1-4.6, 4.8, 5.1-5.4, 5.6, 5.7, with lecture distribution by chapter 5, 3, 8, 3, 3 respectively.
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Attendance: You are expected to attend every class, both midterm exams, and the final exam. If you must miss a class, it is your responsibility to obtain a copy of the lecture notes for that class from another student. You are also responsible for any announcements that were made during that class. Examinations:
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course MAT 521 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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MAT 521Spring - MAT 521 SPRING 2010 Section 2 Course Description Topics to be covered include introduction to probability and statistics algebra of

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