Problem set 4

Yevdokimov, Oleksiy (2009) Problem set 4. Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, 23 (2). p. 63. ISSN 0819-4564

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Abstract

This problem set includes a selection of probability problems. Probability theory started essentially as an empirical science and developed on the mathematical side later. Pascal and Fermat were among those who suggested the basics of probability theory as we now know it. The problems featured in this issue demonstrate diversity of ideas and different concepts of probability, in particular, they refer to Laplace and Bernoulli models as well as to geometric probability.


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Depositing User: Dr Oleksiy Yevdokimov
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2010 04:47
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:51
Uncontrolled Keywords: problem solving; mathematics; probability
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 01 Mathematical Sciences > 0104 Statistics > 010404 Probability Theory
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130106 Secondary Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970101 Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7866

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