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Stat341-Spring07- Exam 1 Study Guide The exam is closed book/closed note but you are allowed a calculator. Chapter 1: Know how to find mean, variance and standard deviation from a given data set. Chapter 2: Remember: P(A) = #(A) / #( S ) Counting Rules Set notations: Complement of events etc. –check out the classroom exercises on these Axioms of Probability Mutually Exclusive Events: P(AB) = 0 Addition Rule of Probability How to find Conditional Probability P(A|B)
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Unformatted text preview: Multiplication Rule of Probability: P(AB) = P(A|B)P(B) P(A 1 A 2 A 3 …..A n ) = P(A 1 )P(A 2 |A 1 )P(A 3 |A 1 A 2 )…. .P(A n |A 1 ….A n-1 ) Independent Events: P(A|B) = P(A) So P(AB) = P(A)P(B) Recall: Mutually Exclusive vs. Independence Law of total probability (See class note and text p67-68) Go over homework, class exercises and practice problems as handed out in class....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course STAT 341 taught by Professor Bhatniachara during the Spring '07 term at Iowa State.

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