Unformatted text preview: Decide if the following probability is classical, empirical, or subjective.
Selecting a face card from a standard deck of cards. First, let's look at the deﬁnition for each type of probability. 1. The subjective viewpoint regards the probability of an event as a measure of the degree of belief that the event has
occurred or will occur. 2. An empirical probability is calculated by dividing the number of times an event occurs by the total number of trials
performed. 3. Classical probability, also called theoretical probability, is calculated by taking all possible outcomes for an experiment
into account. Since the probability described above would be calculated by taking all possible outcomes for an experiment into account, this
probability would be classical. Answer: Classical Probability ...
View Full Document
- Spring '10