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159 votes
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How to distinguish between walking on a sphere and walking on a torus?

11 votes
3 answers
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Is there any result that has applications that can't be proved in constructive mathematics?

5 votes
1 answer
237 views

Book to learn how to use series expansion intuitively

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2 answers
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Probability textbook introducing finite probability first, then Kolmogorov axioms

3 votes
1 answer
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Who introduced moments of a random variable first? [closed]

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428 views

Can we obtain the Borel $\sigma$-algebra on $[0;1]$ as a limit of finite algebra?

3 votes
1 answer
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Publish pedagogical results as an undergraduate

2 votes
1 answer
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Isn't that proof going the wrong way?

2 votes
1 answer
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Does $\mathbb{N} = \lim_{n \to \infty} \{0, 1, 2, ..., n\}$?

2 votes
2 answers
75 views

Given a Boolean algebra $(B, \land, \lor)$ can I find a set $X$ such that $(B, \land, \lor) = (\mathcal{P}(X), \cap, \cup)$?

2 votes
1 answer
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Probability measure for choosing a number : does it depend on the basis?

2 votes
0 answers
103 views

Bound for the Poisson approximation to Binomial distribution

2 votes
2 answers
831 views

Show that a finite Boolean algebra is made of its atoms

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Inequality involving sum of binomials

1 vote
1 answer
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Binom(n, p): estimate the probability that the number of successes is near the mode $np$

1 vote
1 answer
137 views

Book about geometric meaning of matrices and their operations

1 vote
1 answer
53 views

How to sample uniformly from the surface of a (fish-) bowl?

1 vote
2 answers
120 views

Extend a probability measure to the whole powerset $P(\Omega)$ when $\Omega$ is finite?

1 vote
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75 views

Exercise using the push-forward measure on a finite sample space?

1 vote
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305 views

Pullback probability measure : how to pullback the finite uniform probability?

1 vote
1 answer
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A list of techniques to try when confronted with an integral?

0 votes
1 answer
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Difficult probability exercise of modelisation using finite sample spaces (where P is not uniform)

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1 answer
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Could we have a useful probability measure if we don't require $P(\Omega) = 1$?

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39 views

Big O notation where the "squeeze" starts at $0$?