# Introduction to Probability

## Dublin Core

### Description

Probability theory began in seventeenth century France when the two great French mathematicians, Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat, corresponded over two problems from games of chance. Problems like those Pascal and Fermat solved continued to inﬂuence such early researchers as Huygens, Bernoulli, and DeMoivre in establishing a mathematical theory of probability. Today, probability theory is a wellestablished

branch of mathematics that ﬁnds applications in every area of scholarly activity from music to physics, and in daily experience from weather prediction to predicting the risks of new medical treatments.

branch of mathematics that ﬁnds applications in every area of scholarly activity from music to physics, and in daily experience from weather prediction to predicting the risks of new medical treatments.

### Creator

Charles M. Grinstead

J. Laurie Snell

### Source

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/teaching_aids/books_articles/probability_book/amsbook.mac.pdf

### Publisher

Swarthmore College

### Contributor

Rahmah Agustira

### Rights

Creative Commons

### Type

### Files

### Collection

### Citation

Charles M. Grinstead
and J. Laurie Snell, “Introduction to Probability ,”

*Open Educational Resource (OER)*, accessed February 27, 2021, http://oer.iain-padangsidimpuan.ac.id/items/show/272.