# Do you agree with the weatherman why why or why not

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Unformatted text preview: John Allen Paulos tells the story of how once he heard a local weatherman claim that there was a 50% chance of rain on Saturday and 50% chance of rain on Sunday, thus, a 100% chance of rain during that weekend. Do you agree with the weatherman? Why Why or why not? why NUS/FOS/DSAP Lecture 3 – 14 GEM2900 - Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking Semester 1, 2012/2013 The The Rule Book… Events that are unrelated to each other’s chance of occurrence are called “independent,” When events A and B are said to be independent, then we have P ( A ∩ B ) = P ( A) × P ( B ) What does it mean by ‘independence’? – Two events do not affect each other’s chance of occurrence. Question... If two events cannot occur at the sa same time, are they independent? ti are they independent? NUS/FOS/DSAP Lecture 3 – 15 GEM2900 - Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking Semester 1, 2012/2013 The Rule Book… Example: Take a deck of cards, draw one card. Consider the two events: A: get an ace H: get a heart & Are these two events independent? NUS/FOS/DSAP Lecture 3 – 16...
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