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College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 254 - Probability and Mathematical Statistics

An introduction to basic probability concepts with an emphasis on applications in mathematical statistics: sample spaces, combinatorics, conditional probability, random variables, probability distributions, expectation, variance, and moment-generating functions.  Applications in statistics include fundamental limit theorems, maximum likelihood estimation, interval estimation, and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite(s):  MATH 137  (MATH 237  highly recommended). Every semester. (4 Credits)