Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Figure showing the union of disjoint events.

Figure showing the union of events. (Image courtesy of Prof. Dmitry Panchenko.)


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Spring 2005



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This course provides an elementary introduction to probability and statistics with applications. Topics include: basic probability models; combinatorics; random variables; discrete and continuous probability distributions; statistical estimation and testing; confidence intervals; and an introduction to linear regression.

Panchenko, Dmitry. 18.05 Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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