Excellent basic text covers set theory, probability theory for finite sample spaces, binomial theorem, probability distributions, means, standard deviations, probability function of binomial distribution, and other key concepts and methods essential to a thorough understanding of probability. Designed for use by math or statistics departments offering a first course in probability. 360 illustrative problems with answers for half. Only high school algebra needed. Chapter bibliographies.Goldberg, Samuel is the author of 'Probability An Introduction' with ISBN 9780486652528 and ISBN 0486652521.