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Statistics (STAT)

School of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science

STAT 3508 [0.5 credit]

Elements of Probability Theory

Discrete and continuous distributions, moment-generating functions, marginal and conditional distributions, transformation theory, limiting distributions.
Precludes additional credit for STAT 3500, STAT 3550, and STAT 3558, STAT 3608.
Prerequisites: i) MATH 2008 [or one of MATH 2001, MATH 2002, MATH 2004, or MATH 2009]; and ii) one of STAT 2507, STAT 2606, ECON 2200, or ECON 2201 or permission of the School.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial one hour a week.

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