Purchase Solution

Theory of Probability and Statistics

Not what you're looking for?

Describe the historical development of statistics and probability. Please include some reference to non-Western mathematics history.

Solution Summary

This 317 word solution provides a brief historical overview of the statistics and the Theory of Probability. It discusses the early contributors to statistical theory, the birth of the Theory of Probabilities, and the some of the more contemporary contributors to statistics and probabilities.

Solution Preview

History of mathematics
Describe the historical development of statistics and probability in non-Western cultures.

Al-Kindi was an Iraqi national who developed the first code algorithm based on frequency analysis. He wrote a book entitled "Manuscript on Deciphering Cryptographic Messages," containing detailed discussion on statistics. His books contains Indian numbers, lines and multiplication with numbers, relative quantities, measuring proportion and time, and numerical procedures and cancellation. The Chinese made contributions to the theory of probability and ...

Probability Quiz

Some questions on probability

Know Your Linear Equations

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that will present you with a linear equation and then make 4 statements about that equation. You must determine which of the 4 statements are true (if any) in regards to the equation.

Multiplying Complex Numbers

This is a short quiz to check your understanding of multiplication of complex numbers in rectangular form.

Exponential Expressions

In this quiz, you will have a chance to practice basic terminology of exponential expressions and how to evaluate them.

Graphs and Functions

This quiz helps you easily identify a function and test your understanding of ranges, domains , function inverses and transformations.