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No doubt that techniques in probability and statistics are useful to an aspiring physicist but I was wondering how useful exactly (or approximately). One of my upper division classes is called "thermodynamics and stat mechanics". I have no idea what level of probability or stats is needed, but is it sufficient if I learn the math as I go along? I'm currently an undergrad student looking to get a masters and then go to industry, preferably in CM.

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# How useful is probability?

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