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Chapter 4 Section 4.1 – Experiments, Counting Rules and Assigning Probabilities Experiment – Process that, when performed, results one and only one of many outcomes. The collection for an experiment is called a sample space Event – a collection of one or more of the outcomes of an experiment An event “A” occurs when any one of the elements in “A” occurs A=event Look at notes for examples Equally Likely outcomes – outcomes that have the same probability of occurrence
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Unformatted text preview: The classical probability rule is applied to compute the probabilities of events for an experiment all of whose outcomes are equally likely Counting rules Counting Rules for Multiple-Stage Experiments – If an experiment can be described as a sequence of k steps with n, possible outcomes on the first step, Probability = number of elements in Event/ number of elements in sample space...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course PSTAT 5E taught by Professor Eduardomontoya during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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