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)/MATA36H3(70%)/MATA37H3/MAT135Y5(70%)/MAT137Y5/MAT157Y5

Corequisite: 

MAT235Y1/​ MAT237Y1/​ MAT257Y1 ( MAT237Y1/​ MAT257Y1 is strongly recommended)/MATB41H3/MAT232H5/MAT233H5; MAT223H1/​ MAT240H1/​MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H5

Exclusion: 

ECO227Y1, STA247H1, MAT377H1, STAB52H3, STA256H5, ECO227Y5

Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)