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M119L09to10-page3 - P 4 ( ) = 1 6 . The odds against the...

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(Lesson 9: Probability Basics; 4-2) 4.03 Example 2 (Roll One Die) We roll one standard six-sided die. S = 1, 2,3, 4,5,6 { } . N = 6 elos. Notation: We will use shorthand. For example, the event “4” means “the die comes up ‘4’ when it is rolled.” It is a simple event.
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Unformatted text preview: P 4 ( ) = 1 6 . The odds against the event happening are 5 to 1. P even ( ) = 3 6 = 1 2 Even is a compound event, because it combines two or more simple events....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 119 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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