## Probability For DummiesJohn Wiley & Sons, 3 apr. 2006 - 384 sidor Packed with practical tips and techniques for solving probability problemsIncrease 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 |

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Introduction | 1 |

Counting on Probability and Betting to Win 65 | 4 |

The Part of Tens 311 | 5 |

The Probability in Everyday Life | 9 |

Coming to Terms with Probability | 19 |

Picturing Probability Venn Diagrams | 39 |

Mapping Out Probabilities with Tree Diagrams | 47 |

the Law of Total Probability | 57 |

Approximating a Binomial with a Normal Distribution | 187 |

Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem | 201 |

t The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Proportion p | 217 |

Investigating and Making Decisions with Probability | 221 |

Putting the p in probability with pvalues | 228 |

Taking It Up a Notch Advanced | 233 |

Working with the Poisson a Nonpoisonous Distribution 235 Chapter 14 Covering All the Angles of the Geometric Distribution | 251 |

Making a Positive out of the Negative Binomial Distribution | 261 |

Counting on Probability and Betting to Win | 65 |

Applying Counting Rules with Combinations and Permutations | 77 |

Against All Odds Probability in Gaming | 103 |

than you may think | 123 |

From A to Binomial | 129 |

Juggling Success and Failure with the Binomial Distribution | 151 |

The expected value of the binomial | 165 |

The Normal but Never Dull Distribution | 167 |

Remaining Calm about the Hypergeometric Distribution | 273 |

For the Hotshots Continuous | 283 |

The Exponential and Its Relationship to Poisson Exposed | 299 |

Ten Steps to a Better Probability Grade | 313 |

Interpret Your Results | 321 |

Tables for Your Reference | 333 |

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