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probability theory

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Definition of probability theory in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of mathematics that deals with quantities having random distributions.
Example sentences
  • His main research topics were number theory, probability theory and mathematical statistics.
  • At that time, few mathematicians regarded probability theory as an authentic mathematical field, in the same strict sense that they regarded differential and integral calculus.
  • Her work at this time was on statistics, in particular probability theory, and also on the mathematical theory of plasticity.

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