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 - Art of Problem Solving Intermediate Counting and Probability Textbook and Solutions Manual 2-Book Set
Art of Problem Solving Intermediate Counting and Probability Textbook and Solutions Manual 2-Book

AoPS 2-Book Set : Art of Problem Solving AoPS Intermediate Counting and Probability Textbook and Solutions Manual 2-Book Set : Continue your exploration of more advanced counting and probability topics from former USA Mathematical Olympiad winner David Patrick. This book is the follow-up to the acclaimed Introduction to Counting & Probability textbook. Topics covered in this book include inclusion-exclusion, 1-1 correspondences, the Pigeonhole Principle, constructive expectation, Fibonacci and Catalan numbers, recursion, conditional probability, generating functions, graph theory, and much more. As with all of the books in Art of Problem Solving's Introduction and Intermediate series, the text is structured to inspire the reader to explore and develop new ideas. Each section starts with problems, so the student has a chance to solve them without help before proceeding. The text then includes solutions to these problems, through which counting and probability techniques are taught. Important facts and powerful problem solving approaches are highlighted throughout the text. In addition to the instructional material, the book contains over 650 problems. The solutions manual contains full solutions to all of the problems, not just answers. Text: 400 pages. Solutions: 208 pages. Paper...

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 - Art of Problem Solving Introduction to Counting and Probability Textbook and Solutions Manual 2-Book Set
Art of Problem Solving Introduction to Counting and Probability Textbook and Solutions Manual 2-Book

Art of Problem Solving Introduction to Counting and Probability Textbook and Solutions Manual 2-Book Set : Learn the basics of counting and probability from former USA Mathematical Olympiad winner David Patrick. Topics covered in the book include permutations, combinations, Pascal's Triangle, basic combinatorial identities, expected value, fundamentals of probability, geometric probability, the Binomial Theorem, and much more. The text is structured to inspire the reader to explore and develop new ideas. Each section starts with problems, so the student has a chance to solve them without help before proceeding. The text then includes solutions to these problems, through which counting and probability techniques are taught. Important facts and powerful problem solving approaches are highlighted throughout the text. In addition to the instructional material, the book contains over 400 problems. The solutions manual contains full solutions to all of the problems, not just answers. This book is ideal for students who have mastered basic algebra, such as solving linear equations. Middle school students preparing for MATHCOUNTS, high school students preparing for the AMC, and other students seeking to master the fundamentals of counting and probability will find this book an instrument...

  • ASIN: B0083C7A64
 - Probability & Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text, 2nd Edition
Probability & Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text, 2nd

Probability and Statistics with Applications is an introductory textbook designed to make the subject accessible to college freshmen and sophomores concurrent with Calc II and III, with a prerequisite of just one semester of calculus. It is organized specifically to meet the needs of students who are preparing for the Society of Actuaries qualifying Examination P and Casualty Actuarial Society's new Exam S. Sample actuarial exam problems are integrated throughout the text along with an abundance of illustrative examples and 870 exercises. The book provides the content to serve as the primary text for a standard two-semester advanced undergraduate course in mathematical probability and statistics. 2nd Edition Highlights: Statistics portion expanded to cover CAS ST and all of the statistics portion of CAS S Abundance of examples and sample exam problems for both Exams SOA P and CAS S Combines best attributes of a solid text and an actuarial exam study manual in one volume Widely used by college freshmen and sophomores to pass SOA Exam P early in their college careers May be used concurrently with calculus courses New or rewritten sections cover topics such as discrete and continuous mixture distributions, non-homogeneous Poisson processes, conjugate pairs in Bayesian estimation, st...

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 - Introduction to Counting and Probability: Art of Problem Solving
Introduction to Counting and Probability: Art of Problem

From back cover - The Art of Problem Solving Series is a curriculum for outstanding math students in Grades 6-10. They give students a solid background in basic problem-solving mathematics and prepare them for prestigious competitions such as MathCounts and the American Mathematics Competitions. (Description by http-mart)

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 - Introduction to Number Theory (Art of Problem Solving Introduction)
Introduction to Number Theory (Art of Problem Solving

Crawford, Mathew

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 - Introduction to Counting & Probability and Introduction to Counting & Probability Solutions Manual (the Art of Problem Solving)
Introduction to Counting & Probability and Introduction to Counting & Probability Solutions Manual (the Art of Problem

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 - Introduction to Counting & Probability
Introduction to Counting &

Learn the basics of counting and probability from former USA Mathematical Olympiad winner David Patrick. Topics covered in the book include permutations, combinations, Pascal's Triangle, basic combinatorial identities, expected value, fundamentals of probability, geometric probability, the Binomial Theorem, and much more. As you'll see in the excerpts below, the text is structured to inspire the reader to explore and develop new ideas. Each section starts with problems, so the student has a chance to solve them without help before proceeding. The text then includes solutions to these problems, through which counting and probability techniques are taught. Important facts and powerful problem solving approaches are highlighted through out the text. In addition to the instructional material, the book contains over 400 problems. The solutions manual contains full solutions to all of the problems, not just answers. This book is ideal for students who have mastered basic algebra, such as sol

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 - Intermediate Counting & Probability and Intermediate Counting & Probability Solutions Manual (The Art of Problem Solving) (The Art of Problem Solving)
Intermediate Counting & Probability and Intermediate Counting & Probability Solutions Manual (The Art of Problem Solving) (The Art of Problem

Topics Covered: Review of Counting & Probability Basics, Sets and Logic, A Piece of Pie, Constructive Counting and 1-1 Correspondences, The Pigeonhole Principle, Constructive Expectation, Distributions, Mathematical Induction, Fibonacci Numbers, Recursion, Conditional probability, Combinatorial Identities, Events with States, Generating Functions, Graph Theory, Challenge problems.

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 - Excel 2016 for Environmental Sciences Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems (Excel for Statistics)
Excel 2016 for Environmental Sciences Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems (Excel for

This book shows the capabilities of Microsoft Excel in teaching environmental science statistics effectively. Similar to the previously published Excel 2013 for Environmental Sciences Statistics, this book is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical environmental science problems. If understanding statistics isn’t the reader’s strongest suit, the reader is not mathematically inclined, or if the reader is new to computers or to Excel, this is the book to start off with.Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in environmental science courses. Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past. However, Excel 2016 for Environmental Sciences Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems capitalizes on these improvements by teaching students and managers how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and work.Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand environmental science problems. Practice problems are provided at the end of each c...

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 - Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions (Dover Books on Mathematics)
Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions (Dover Books on

Can you solve the problem of "The Unfair Subway"?Marvin gets off work at random times between 3 and 5 p.m. His mother lives uptown, his girlfriend downtown. He takes the first subway that comes in either direction and eats dinner with the one he is delivered to. His mother complains that he never comes to see her, but he says she has a 50-50 chance. He has had dinner with her twice in the last 20 working days. Explain.Marvin's adventures in probability are one of the fifty intriguing puzzles that illustrate both elementary ad advanced aspects of probability, each problem designed to challenge the mathematically inclined. From "The Flippant Juror" and "The Prisoner's Dilemma" to "The Cliffhanger" and "The Clumsy Chemist," they provide an ideal supplement for all who enjoy the stimulating fun of mathematics.Professor Frederick Mosteller, who teaches statistics at Harvard University, has chosen the problems for originality, general interest, or because they demonstrate valuable techniques. In addition, the problems are graded as to difficulty and many have considerable stature. Indeed, one has "enlivened the research lives of many excellent mathematicians." Detailed solutions are included. There is every probability you'll need at least a few of them.

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 - Every Day Math Practice: 1000+ Questions You Need to Kill in Middle School | Math Workbook | Middle School Study Practice Notebook | Grades 6-8
Every Day Math Practice: 1000+ Questions You Need to Kill in Middle School | Math Workbook | Middle School Study Practice Notebook | Grades

Prepare your child for middle school math with our award-winning Math Practice Workbook for Grades 6 to 8. Used by teachers, parents and students nationwide this workbook provides middle school children with comprehensive practice questions that cover a wide range of topics they will encounter in middle school.Created by certified middle school teachers, this workbook is the perfect supplementary workbook for any student in 6th grade, 7th grade or 8th grade. This workbook is also aligned to all Common Core State Standards.Topics Covered:ArithmeticNumbersOrder of OperationsPercentsPrime & Composite NumbersLCM and GFCRoundingFractionsWord ProblemsScientific NotationLaws of ExponentSquare RootAbsolute ValueDivisibility RulesAlgebraSimplifying Algebraic ExpressionsMultiplying Algebraic ExpressionsEquations & Linear EquationsFunctionsWord ProblemsAverage Word ProblemsRatios & RatesInequalitiesSymbolismGeometryAnglesLine Segments and MidpointTrianglesCirclesMeasurementsArea and PerimeterVolumeCoordinate GeometrySlopes and equation of a lineProbability and StatisticsProbabilityMean, Median, ModeCounting PrincipleBrain Hunter's middle school math workbook offers over 1,000 practice questions along with answer explanations. Have a question for us? Contact us at : [email protected]

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 - Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the most important books I’ve ever read―an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.” ―Melinda Gates"Factfulness by Hans Rosling, an outstanding international public health expert, is a hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases." - Former U.S. President Barack ObamaFactfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends―what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why the world’s population is increasing; how many girls finish school―we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers.In Factfulness, Professor of International Health and global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling, together with his two long-time collaborators, Anna and Ola, offers a ...

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 - Probability and Statistics with Applications : A Problem Solving Text
Probability and Statistics with Applications : A Problem Solving

Probability and Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text is an introductory textbook designed to make the subject accessible to college freshmen and sophomores concurrent with their study of calculus. It is organized specifically to meet the needs of students who are preparing for the Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society qualifying examination P/1. Sample actuarial exam problems are integrated throughout the text along with an abundance of illustrative examples and 799 exercises. Additionally, the chapters on mathematical statistics cover all of the learning objectives for the statistics portion of the Casualty Actuarial Society Exam 3L syllabus. Here again, liberal use is made of past exam problems from CAS Exams 3 and 3L. The book provides the content to serve as the primary text for a standard two-semester advanced undergraduate course in mathematical probability and statistics.

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 - By David Patrick Introduction to Counting & Probability (The Art of Problem Solving) (2nd Second Edition) [Paperback]
By David Patrick Introduction to Counting & Probability (The Art of Problem Solving) (2nd Second Edition)

NOTE: IF YOU ARE NOT FROM AUSTRALIA THEN DO NOT CHOOSE DOMESTIC SHIPPING. An intuitive, yet precise introduction to probability theory, stochastic processes, and probabilistic models used in science, engineering, economics, and related fields. The 2nd edition is a substantial revision of the 1st edition, involving a reorganization of old material and the addition of new material. The length of the book has increased by about 25 percent. The main new feature of the 2nd edition is thorough introduction to Bayesian and classical statistics. The book is the currently used textbook for "Probabilistic Systems Analysis," an introductory probability course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, attended by a large number of undergraduate and graduate students. The book covers the fundamentals of probability theory (probabilistic models, discrete and continuous random variables, multiple random variables, and limit theorems), which are typically part of a first course on the subject, as well as the fundamental concepts and methods of statistical inference, both Bayesian and classical. It also contains, a number of more advanced topics, from which an instructor can choose to match the goals of a particular course. These topics include transforms, sums of random variables, a fairly d...

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 - Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks)
Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat

It’s the revolutionary math study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest.     Everything You Need to Ace Math . . . covers everything to get a student over any math hump: fractions, decimals, and how to multiply and divide them; ratios, proportions, and percentages; geometry; statistics and probability; expressions and equations; and the coordinate plane and functions. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK™ series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit—borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject’s key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award–winning teachers. They make learning fun and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest. ...

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 - Workbook for Statistical Problem Solving in Geography
Workbook for Statistical Problem Solving in

This book contains hands-on exercises for a full semester course in statistics for undergraduate geographers. The workbook follows the chapters in An Introduction to Statistical Problem Solving for Geographers, published by Waveland Press, although it will work well in any course focused on statistics and geography.

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 - Study Guide for Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Electrical & Computer CBT Exam: Practice over 500 solved problems with detailed solutions including Alternative-Item Types
Study Guide for Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Electrical & Computer CBT Exam: Practice over 500 solved problems with detailed solutions including Alternative-Item

'Practice makes perfect' is as applicable to passing FE Exam as it is to anything else. This is the "Second Edition" of study guide and it is also centered on the idea of 'problem-based learning'. It contains over 500 focused problems with detailed solutions including Alternative-Item Types. It covers all sections of NCEES® FE Electrical and Computer exam specification including: Mathematics – Probability and Statistics – Ethics and Professional Practice – Engineering Economics – Properties of Electrical Materials – Engineering Sciences – Circuit Analysis – Linear Systems Signal Processing – Electronics – Power – Electromagnetics – Control Systems – Communications Computer Networks – Digital Systems – Computer Systems – Software Development. This study guide is specially designed to assist students in developing familiarity with NCEES® FE Reference Handbook which is the only allowed reference material during FE exam. Students will find relevant reference details and section specific tips at the beginning of each chapter. Target audience of this book includes final year college students, new graduates as well as seasoned professionals who have been out of school for some time.

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 - Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the

Poker champion turned business consultant Annie Duke teaches you how to get comfortable with uncertainty and make better decisions as a result.In Super Bowl XLIX, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll made one of the most controversial calls in football history: With 26 seconds remaining, and trailing by four at the Patriots' one-yard line, he called for a pass instead of a hand off to his star running back. The pass was intercepted and the Seahawks lost. Critics called it the dumbest play in history. But was the call really that bad? Or did Carroll actually make a great move that was ruined by bad luck?Even the best decision doesn't yield the best outcome every time. There's always an element of luck that you can't control, and there is always information that is hidden from view. So the key to long-term success (and avoiding worrying yourself to death) is to think in bets: How sure am I? What are the possible ways things could turn out? What decision has the highest odds of success? Did I land in the unlucky 10% on the strategy that works 90% of the time? Or is my success attributable to dumb luck rather than great decision making? Annie Duke, a former World Series of Poker champion turned business consultant, draws on examples from business, sports, politics, and (of course) poker to sh...

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 - Probability, Statistical Optics, and Data Testing: A Problem Solving Approach (Springer Series in Information Sciences)
Probability, Statistical Optics, and Data Testing: A Problem Solving Approach (Springer Series in Information

Scientists and engineers in optics are increasingly confronted with problems that are of a random nature and that require a working knowledge of probability and statistics for their solution. This book develops these subjects within the context of optics, using a problem-solving approach. All methods are explicitly derived and can be traced back to three simple axioms given at the outset. This third edition contains many new applications to optical and physical phenomena, including a method of exactly estimating probability laws.

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 - Solutions to PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS WITH APPLICATIONS. A Problem Solving Text.
Solutions to PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS WITH APPLICATIONS. A Problem Solving

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 - Probability Activities for Problem Solving & Skills Reinforcement
Probability Activities for Problem Solving & Skills

Student activities reproducible for individual classroom use

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 - Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

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 - Finite Mathematics Combining Values and Problem Solving
Finite Mathematics Combining Values and Problem

This book contains basic content for Set Theory, Algebra including systems of equations and linear programming, financial math, and probability.

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 - Introductory Statistics: A Problem Solving Approach
Introductory Statistics: A Problem Solving

Introductory Statistics: A Problem-Solving Approach is now supported by Sapling Intro Stats, a powerful online homework system in which every problem is an opportunity for a student to learn through meaningful hints, targeted feedback, and detailed solutions. Sapling Intro Stats provides students with support to navigate their homework and ultimately understand statistical concepts and calculations. Read more at www.macmillanlearning.com/saplingstats

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 - Computer Science Distilled: Learn the Art of Solving Computational Problems
Computer Science Distilled: Learn the Art of Solving Computational

A walkthrough of computer science concepts you must know. Designed for readers who don't care for academic formalities, it's a fast and easy computer science guide. It teaches the foundations you need to program computers effectively. After a simple introduction to discrete math, it presents common algorithms and data structures. It also outlines the principles that make computers and programming languages work.

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Probability Word Problems (Simplifying Math)

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What are the chances that your name starts with the letter H? Find out how to make that calculation and many more when we look at Probability Word Problems! My recommended Calculators: If you purchase using the links below it will help to support making future math videos. Enjoy! Scientific Cal...

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Finding probability example 2 | Probability and Statistics | Khan Academy

Probability Problem Solving

In this example we are figuring out the probability of randomly picking a non-blue marble from a bag. Again, we'll have to think about the possible outcomes first. Practice this lesson yourself on KhanAcademy.org right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/probability/independent-dependent-prob...

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Probability : Solved Examples : Medium Difficulty 3 examples

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Solved Examples on Probability using different techniques. This video will prove very useful in understanding the concepts of probability.

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