stat400lec3 - Statistics 400 Properties of Probability...

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Statistics 400 Properties of Probability Chapter two Pages 66-73 Review : An experiment with indeterminstic outcome is called random experiment. The collection of all possible outcomes of a random experiment is called the Sample Space. Given sample space S, let A be a part of the collection of outcome in S. Then A is called an event. The outcomes can be represented as a random variable that is typically denoted by X Y Z. Each random variable has a distribution. Probability is the relative frequency when the random experiment was repeated many times. Notation for set operation: Φ denote the empty set B A means A is a subset of B B A is the union of A and B B A is the intersection of A and B ' A is the complement of A A 1 , A 2 , …, A k are mutually exclusive events if j i A A j i Φ = , A 1 , A 2 , …, A k are exhaustive events if . ... 2
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2008 for the course STAT 400 taught by Professor Tba during the Fall '05 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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stat400lec3 - Statistics 400 Properties of Probability...

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