## Probability Theory (RU MATH 477)
Main Page

### Click here for
the probability theory archive.

I have scoured the Web for links about Probability
Theory. There is a quick
Self
Test
that covers material found on the Midterm Exam. (The "grading" part
of the self test does not work, but they are pretty easy problems
anyway.)
Introduction to Probability
is a page with a quick explanation of basic concepts covered on
Examlet 1. They have a few quick interactive exercises.

Probability Lessons
is a great page that covers some basic probability topics:
The Birthday Problem,
An Approach to Problem Solving,
Permutations Review
and
Combinations Review.
There is a problem set on
continuous random variables,
with
answers to odd problems.
There is a
Sample Probability Final
from a class at the University of Hawaii. Fortunately, they provide
an
answer sheet.

There is a page of
probability problems and puzzles.
They are all within the scope of this course. Some of them tend to be
quite difficult, but complete solutions are a click away. There is a
place called
MathPages
where different problems, examples and theorems are worked out. Some
of them are elaborate. Don't forget to
Ask
Dr. Math!

The Poisson Pit
computes probabilites for Poisson random variables. If you think you
can win at
Roulette,
forget it. This page describes the memoryless property of the
Roulette wheel. One enterprising young man has elaborate tables
detailing probabilities in the game of
Monopoly.
It has probabilities of landing on a square, expected income and other
minutia. Finally, we can't forget the
Monty Hall
problem.

Thanks to Bridget Stanley for pointing out a page on probability from
BarcodesInc.
It has a wide variety of links from archives of research articles to newsgroups to biographies of people in the field.

Ryan
Martin's RU MATH 477 Page / Revised 10/26/09.