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Unformatted text preview: must sum to 1 3. If P (A) = 1, this means A always happens 4. If P(A) = 0, this mean A never happens EX. Die Toss Sample Space: {1,2,3,4,5,6} what is the probability of: 1. Rolling a 5? 2. Rolling an even number? 3. Rolling a number less than 1? Note: when assigning probabilities, we use the law of large numbers page 123 Answers (fig 3.12) Venn Diagram for Part 2 Let A = rolling an even number (fig 3.13) Steps for calculating event probabilities 1. Define the experiment Tossing a die 2. List sample points 1,2,3,4,5,6 3. Assign probabilities 1/6 each 4. What is in the event? Getting a 5 5. Sum the sample point probabilities to get the event probability STA Class 8/29/2008 1/6...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course STA 2023 taught by Professor Bagwhandee during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.
 Fall '07
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 Probability

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