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Unformatted text preview: vent A∩B occurs, event B must
The composition of the two events is always
less probable than each individual event. NUS/FOS/DSAP Lecture 3 – 11 GEM2900 - Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking Semester 1, 2012/2013 The Rule Book…
Example... Consider Mrs. B and Mrs. T who are chatting
over their fence when the new neighbor walks
by. He is a man in his sixties with shabby clothes and a
distinct smell of cheap whiskey. Mrs. B, who has seen him
before, tells Mrs. T that he is a former Louisiana State
senator. Mrs. T finds it hard to believe…
“Yes,” says Mrs. B, “he is a former state senator who got
into a scandal long time ago, had to resign,...
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