Probability, first printing (paperback): significant typographical errors
(Negative lines count from the bottom of the page. Running head not included
in line counts.)
Page 27, line -3. Reword sentence to: The next set operator to be introduced
considers elements that belong to two sets simultaneously.
Page 27, line -1. The parentheses should be curly braces { }
Page 48, line -6. This line of code should be
p[i] = p[i - 1] * (365 - i + 1) / 365
Page 56, line 9. Change Urn I and Urn II to Urn 1 and Urn 2 in this paragraph.
Page 59, line 5. Numerator should be (0.10)(0.5)
Page 73, line -7. being being ---> being
Page 78, line 11. $A \in {\cal A}$ ---> $A \subset {\cal A}$
Page 85, line -9. skewed to the right --> skewed to the left
Page 101, line 6. vertical line ---> horizontal line extended from the vertical axis
Page 101, line 6. F(x) = p ---> F(x) >= p
Page 103, line 13. x = 2 flips ---> x = 2 heads
Page 129, line -7. Theorem 3.4 --> Theorem 3.7 (2x)
Page 132, line 13. ``skewed to the right'' because the of --> ``skewed to the left'' because of
Page 154, line 7. $x$ failures ---> $x$ successes
Page 155, line -8. missing closing parentheses on the calls to the dbinom function
Page 172, line 13. number of trials ---> number of failures
Page 173, line 3. negative geometric ---> negative binomial
Page 174, line -4. The denominator of V[X] should be (1 / 36) ^ 2
Page 212, line 16. $-\lambda / 2 < t < \lambda / 2$
Page 216, line 15. the evaluation limits for the integral should be 2 and 3, not 1 and 2
Page 225, line 5. the last term in the expression should be $\mu ^ 2$ rather than $\mu$
Page 232, line 7. columns --> rows
Page 232, line 8. rows --> columns
Page 239, line -6. of the probability --> the probability
Page 314, line 11. missing comma in the numerator between x_3 and x_4
Page 342, line 18. mass function ---> density function
Page 443, line 21. probability density function of $X$ -->
probability mass function of $X_n$
Updated: May 5, 2011