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50 heads and 50 tails?
We often want to assess how likely of such event
occurs⇒ Probability is the right tool Introduction
Set Theory
Probability 1.3 Deﬁnitions Introduction to
Probability and
Set Theory Probability theory is based on the paradigm of a random
experiment, i.e. an action whose outcome cannot be
predicted beforehand.
Element: a single item (outcome), typically denoted
by ω Introduction Set: a collection of elements Set Theory Sample space: the set of all possible outcomes for a
random experiment and is denoted by Ω Probability Subset: a set itself which every element is contained
in a large set. 1.4 Notes Intro...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2014 for the course STAT 225 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Purdue UniversityWest Lafayette.
 Spring '08
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 Probability

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