STA257H1: Probability and Statistics I

Hours

36L/12T

A mathematically rigorous introduction to probability, with applications chosen to introduce concepts of statistical inference. Probability and expectation, discrete and continuous random variables and vectors, distribution and density functions, the law of large numbers. The binomial, geometric, Poisson, and normal distributions. The Central Limit Theorem. (Note: STA257H1 does not count as a distribution requirement course).

Prerequisite
(MAT135H1 (70%), MAT136H1(70%))/MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1 (MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1 is strongly recommended)/(MATA30H3(70%), MATA36H3(70%))/(MATA31H3, MATA37H3)/(MAT135H5(70%), MAT136H5(70%))/MAT137Y5/MAT157Y5
Corequisite
MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1 (MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1 is strongly recommended)/MATB41H3/MAT232H5/MAT233H5; MAT223H1/MAT240H1/MATA22H3/MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H5
Exclusion
ECO227Y1, STA237H1, STA247H1, MAT377H1, STAB52H3, STA256H5, ECO227Y5
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)