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By Kathleen Subrahmaniam

A bit revised/expanded new version of a problem-oriented introductory undergraduate textual content, the 1st version of which seemed a couple of decade in the past. the writer writes with courteous readability, and imposes purely modest calls for upon the mathematical abilities of her readers. difficulties on the finish of every of t

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Certainly at the inception of this project, the author never realized the many hours of work that would be needed for its completion. The author wishes to thank her son Narayana for going through the manuscript and providing a better perspective on the problems in the book. To her son Rama, the author is equally thankful for his writing the programs for the HP65 used in computing the tables included in the text. To her husband, the author is most grateful for his endless encouragement and thought-provoking discussions.

Dekker[/PU][DP]1990[/DP]End of Citation  < previous page < previous page page_i page_ii next page > next page > Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Subrahmaniam, Kathleen. , rev. and expanded. 111) Includes bibliographical references.  Series.  2-dc20                                               Â This book is printed on acid-free paper.  All Rights Reserved Neither this book nor any part may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, includ by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.

KATHLEEN SUBRAHMANIAM Start of Citation[PU]M. Dekker[/PU][DP]1990[/DP]End of Citation 34 35 Â < previous page < previous page page_v page_vii next page > next page > Page vii Preface to the First Edition A Primer in Probability is an outgrowth of a first-year university course that the author has been teaching for several years. The Primer presents elementary probability theory as a basic building block for statistical inferences and its applications. It is envisaged that a course based on this text can be taught in either a semester or a quarter.

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