Aims and Fit of Module
To provide a rigorous introduction to probability and mathematical statistics particularly for math majored students;
To discuss the potential scope of the applications and illustrate typical ways of analysis;
To provide an appropriate technical background for related higher level MTH modules.
A. describe statistical data;
B. apply basic probability theory to solve related problems;
C. provide good knowledge on typical distributions such as Bernoulli, Binomial, Geometric, Uniform, Poisson, Exponential and Normal distributions and their applications;
Method of teaching and learning
This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures and tutorials.