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MATH 33551: Probability
Thursday
August 27, 12:10  1:30PM, Lockett 276
This reviews material from last time and provides motivation for the new material we’ll see today.
You can talk to your
classmates while working on this, till I arrive around 12:30.
This work resembles tests that you will be getting, so it’s worth your
attention for this reason, too.
A. Review.
A probabilistic experiment consists of rolling two dice (one red, one green), each marked with the
numbers from 1 to 6 and then observing the numbers come up on each.
1.
Describe the sample space.
How many outcomes does it contain?
2.
Describe the following events.
How many outcomes in each?
a)
the sum of numbers that come up is 3;
b)
the sum of numbers that come up is 7;
c)
the sum of numbers that come up is strictly greater than 7;
d)
the sum of the numbers that come up on the two dice is even;
e)
the number that comes up on one of the dice is even (
i.e.
, on the red, on the green OR on both);
f)
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course MATH 3355 taught by Professor Britt during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
 Spring '08
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 Probability

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