Author(s): Joan Chambers, Janet Crawshaw
The Nelson Mathematics for Cambridge International AS & A Level series is tailored to the needs of A and AS level students of the latest 9709 syllabus. Developed by a team of experienced examiners and international authors, it provides comprehensive coverage for this syllabus and effective preparation for the Cambridge exams. Nelson Probability and Statistics 2 for Cambridge International A Level is for students taking the S2 exam paper. The text aids students in their understanding of course material by providing introductions to concepts accompanied by example questions and their solutions, showing each step of the workings and commenting on the reasoning processes involved. Mixed exercises with more detailed questions, similar to those found in the actual examinations, test the knowledge of content covered in previous chapters, helping students to apply knowledge. In addition, practice exam papers provide students with opportunities for effective exam preparation and so help them reach their full potential.
1 THE POISSON DISTRIBUTION; 2 LINEAR COMBINATIONS OF RANDOM VARIABLES; 3 CONTINUOUS PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS; 4 SAMPLING AND ESTIMATION; 5 HYPOTHESIS TESTS 1: DISCRETE VARIABLES; 6 HYPOTHESIS TESTS 2: Z-TESTS; NORMAL DISTRIBUTION TABLES; LIST OF FORMULAE PROVIDED IN THE EXAM; SAMPLE EXAM PAPERS; ANSWERS