By Vladimir M. Zolotarev, Vladimir V. Uchaikin

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Searching along these lines revealed such characteristics as the mean and the mean root square deviation of a random variable X, which also are referred to as the mathematical expectation and the standard deviation, whereas the square of the latter is called the variance. 6. Mean and variance 13 (the variance of X). 1), the ordinary property of additivity of the definite integral which holds under quite weak constraints on the summands Xi (λ ). The similar property of additivity of the variances n Var n Var Xi .

An impression can be formed that the Bernoulli theorem fits only simple problems of finding a probability of an individual event. It is formally so, but the potentialities of the law discovered by Bernoulli are much wider. In some form it manifests itself in a great body of problems of mathematical statistics. We conclude our presentation of the Bernoulli theorem, which is now frequently referred to as the Bernoulli law of large numbers, with the demonstration of behavior of the head occurrence frequency in a long sequential tossing of an asymmetric coin given in Fig.

1). 9. The law of large numbers 23 Some very interesting but now widely known results are due to Bernstein, who also dealt with the Poisson law of large numbers. Bernstein considered a sequence of random variables X1 , X2 , … taking two values, 0 and 1. No extra assumption on independence was posed; nevertheless, for each of the random variables Xi , 0 < pi = P{Xi = 1} < 1. In this case, obviously, qi = P{Xi = 0} possesses the same property. To formulate the criterion of validity of the law of large numbers, one makes use of the conditional probabilities pij = P{Xi = 1 | Xj = 1} = qij = P{Xi = 1 | Xj = 0} = P{Xi = 1, Xj = 1} , P{Xj = 1} P{Xi = 1, Xj = 0} , P{Xj = 0} The Bernstein criterion is expressed as follows.