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Probability For Dummies
     

Probability For Dummies

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by Deborah J. Rumsey
 

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Packed with practical tips and techniques for solving probability problems

Increase your chances of acing that probability exam — or winning at the casino!

Whether you're hitting the books for a probability or statistics course or hitting the tables at a casino, working out probabilities can be problematic. This book helps you even the odds. Using easy-to

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Packed with practical tips and techniques for solving probability problems

Increase your chances of acing that probability exam — or winning at the casino!

Whether you're hitting the books for a probability or statistics course or hitting the tables at a casino, working out probabilities can be problematic. This book helps you even the odds. Using easy-to-understand explanations and examples, it demystifies probability — and even offers savvy tips to boost your chances of gambling success!

Discover how to

• Conquer combinations and permutations

• Understand probability models from binomial to exponential

• Make good decisions using probability

• Play the odds in poker, roulette, and other games

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471751410
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/03/2006
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
356,330
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Deborah Rumsey has a PhD in Statistics from The Ohio State University (1993). Upon graduating, she joined the faculty in the Department of Statistics at Kansas State University, where she won the distinguished Presidential Teaching Award and earned tenure and promotion in 1998. In 2000, she returned to Ohio State and is now a Statistics Education Specialist/Auxiliary Faculty Member for the Department of Statistics. Dr. Rumsey has served on the American Statistical Association’s Statistics Education Executive Committee and is the Editor of the Teaching Bits section of the Journal of Statistics Education. She’s the author of the books Statistics For Dummies and Statistics Workbook For Dummies (Wiley). She also has published many papers and given many professional presentations on the subject of Statistics Education. Her particular research interests are curriculum materials development, teacher training and support, and immersive learning environments. Her passions, besides teaching, include her family, fishing, bird watching, driving a new Kubota tractor on the family “farm,” and Ohio State Buckeye football (not necessarily in that order).

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