MA 540 Introduction to Probability Theory

Sample space, events, and probability; basic counting techniques and combinatorial probability; random variables, discrete and continuous; probability mass, probability density, and cumulative distribution functions; expectation and moments; some common distributions; jointly distributed random variables, conditional distributions and independence, bivariate normal, and transformations of variables; and Central Limit Theorem. Some additional topics may include an introduction to confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Pure and Applied Mathematics Program