Probability and Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text

Probability and Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text

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This text is listed on the Course of Reading for SOA Exam P. 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 smester 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 Expansion of statistics portion to cover CAS ST and all of the statistics portion of CAS SAbundance of examples and sample exam problems for both Exams SOA P and CAS SCombines best attributes of a solid text and an actuarial exam study manual in one volumeWidely used by college freshmen and sophomores to pass SOA Exam P early in their college careersMay be used concurrently with calculus coursesNew or rewritten sections cover topics such as discrete and continuous mixture distributions, non-homogeneous Poisson processes, conjugate pairs in Bayesian estimation, statistical sufficiency, non-parametric statistics, and other topics also relevant to SOA Exam C.For example, we might have a row of colored light-bulbs on a score board consisting of several indistinguishable red ... M, P, and S. One such partition is: Subset Label I M P S Subset Size 4 1 2 4 Slots Assigned 2, 5, 8, 11 1 9, 10 3, 4, 6, 7 resultinganbsp;...

Title:Probability and Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text
Author:Leonard Asimow, Ph.D., ASA, Mark Maxwell, Ph.D., ASA
Publisher:ACTEX Publications - 2015-06-30


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