Lecture5__8211_Chapter2

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Lecture 5 – Chapter 2 Monday, September 8 th
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Probability ± What is probability? ± Probability refers to the study of uncertainty and randomness
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Definitions ± Experiment is any process whose outcome is subject to uncertainty. ± Sample space of an experiment is the set of all possible outcomes of the experiment ± Event is any collection of outcomes that are contained in the sample space ² An event is simple if it consists of exactly one outcome ² An event is compound if it consists of more than one outcome
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Example ± Tossing a coin once ± Rolling a die once ± Tossing a coin three times
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Relations of Set Theory ± The complement of an event A, is the set of all outcomes in the sample space that are not contained in A and is denoted with or with ± The union of two events A and B, is the set containing all outcomes that are either in A or in B or in both sets and it is
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