MATH 2140 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY

Level: II

Semesters: 1 AND EVENINGS - SEMESTER 1

Course Code: MATH 2140

Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY

Number of Credits: 4

PREREQUISITEs: MATH 1140  or  MATH 1150  OR   MATH1141 AND  MATH 1152 OR MATH 1142  AND MATH 1151

Course Description: Basic Probability rules, including Bayesí rule, theorem on total probability; Conditional Probability; Random Variable; Mathematical Expectation; means, variance; Convariance of variables. Variance of sum of n random variables. Chebychevís theorem; Standard density functions and mass functions; Moment generating function. Random sample; some important statistics, sampling distributions. Central limit theorem.

Assessment:

Coursework                                                              40%

Final Examination - One 2-hour written paper            60%