This book is an introduction to the theory of statistical probability and distributions.
This book can be read without relying on any specific statistical software, though sometimes R code1 is included to demonstrate ideas.
The icons used in this book have meanings; for example:
These chunks introduce the objectives for the chapters of the book.
These chunks highlight common mistakes or warnings, about a particular concept or about using a formula.
These chunks offer helpful information.
These chunks refer to text that is relevant to using software (jamovi or SPSS) or a calculator.
These chunks indicate how certain symbols and terms are pronounced.
These chunks give you some questions to think about.
This textbook is free for anyone to use: There is no charge for students, instructors or institutions.
Although it is not essential, an email to the author (explaining how the textbook is being used, who is using the textbook, and your thoughts on the textbook) would be appreciated:
pdunn2 <at> usc.edu.au.