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## An Introduction to Mathematical Probability

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## READING LIST FOR STUDENTS

*Algebra One*. Glenview, Illinois: Scott Foresman and Company, 1977.

This text includes a very interesting chapter on probability and statistics with delightful illustrations and many practice exercises.

Dilley, Clyde A., et al. Heath
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Algebra 1
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. Lexington, Massachusetts: D. C. Heath and Company, 1987.

A nice introduction to probability is given at the end of the standard first year algebra course.

Dolciani, Mary P. et al.
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Algebra Structure and Method
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1. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Company, 1986.

A brief introduction to probability is given for use at the end of the Algebra 1 course.

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Modern Algebra and Trigonometry Book 2
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. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Company, 1965.

Elementary ideas used in the study of probability are presented. A fine textbook for use in an Algebra 2 course.

Greenberg, Herbert J., et al.
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SRA Mathematics
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. Chicago: Science Research Associates, Incorporated, 1978.

Simple experiments are included in the text to increase the students’ knowledge of probability.

Troutman, Andria P., et al.
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Laidlaw Mathematics Brown Book
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. River Forest, Illinois: Laidlaw Brothers Publishers, 1978.

Chapter 13 presents the basic idea of probability in a very simplified manner.

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. River Forest, Illinois: Laidlaw Brothers Publishers, 1978.

A nicely illustrated text for middle school students. The author discusses probability in a very clear, concise manner.

White, Myron R.
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Advanced
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Algebra
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. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Incorporated, 1960.

A section on permutations, combinations, and probability has been designed for use in advanced algebra classes on the high school level.