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Unformatted text preview: p; Events Example... (a) Chance experiment: Toss a coin twice Sample space: S = {HH, HT, TH, TT} ... the sample space is discrete (countable) Event A = {HH} Event B = {HT, TH} (b) Chance experiment: Waiting time till the next bus arrives Sample space: S = {x: x > 0} = [0, ∞) ... the sample space is continuous (interval) Event A = {x: 0 ≤ x ≤ 2} = [0, 2] NUS/FOS/DSAP Lecture 3 – 3 GEM2900 - Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking Semester 1, 2012/2013 Sample Space & Events Event ◊ An event can be a singleton, or a proper subset of sample space containing multiple outcomes; ◊ An event can also be an empty set or sample space, S, itself. The The empty set...
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