Lec04 Conditional prob and mult rule(2)

# Lec04 Conditional prob and mult rule(2) - 1 Conditional...

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Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule 1

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Women and Engineers at Rutgers 2 Experiment: randomly choose a Rutgers student S=all students (sample space) Event E=student is engineer Event W=student is woman Represent these events in a Venn Diagram Rutgers is 50% women Engineers are 5% of total In engineering, 20% of students are women
Notation for Conditional Probability 3 P(W/E) Probability student is a women GIVEN student is engineer Explain in words (2 ways) and Venn Diagram: P(E/W) P(W/E) P(E ) ⋂W ( ) P E⋃W Not a division sign

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Definition of Conditional Probability 4
Practice with Conditional Probability Notation 5 Find P(A) Find P(B) Find P(A B) Find P(A B) Find P(A/B) Find P(A’/B) defect A yes No Defect yes .10 .15 B no .20 .55

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Defects in a Product 6 A p ro duct ca n ha ve 2 typ e s o f d e fe cts , A a nd B, w ith p ro ba b ilitie s g ive n b e lo w. De fine e ve nts A a nd B
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## This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course ISE 540:210 taught by Professor Susanalbin during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.

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Lec04 Conditional prob and mult rule(2) - 1 Conditional...

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