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The Essentials of Probability

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This text offers a treatment of probability focused on problem solving. Each topic moves from the specific to the general, beginning with one or more examples to lead into the theoretical results. A large number of examples and carefully chosen exercises relate applications to everyday life.
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published September 15th 1993 by Duxbury Resource Center
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Richard Timothy Durrett is a mathematician known for his research and books on mathematical probability theory, stochastic processes and their application to mathematical ecology and population genetics.

He received his BS and MS at Emory University in 1972 and 1973 and his Ph.D. at Stanford University in 1976 under advisor Donald Iglehart. From 1985 until 2010 was on the faculty at Cornell Univers
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