16th Sept. 2011
Module 6
Mini-Project 2: Prophecy & Probability
1) Micah 5:2
But thou, Beth-lehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of
thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; Whose goings forth h
MATH 201
DB FORUM 1 INSTRUCTIONS AND RUBRIC
This week's Discussion Board forum is the only one in which you will work individually.
Submit an original thread answering the forum questions by Friday at 11:59 p.m. (ET) and then
reply to two other students'
16th Sept. 2011
Module 4, GDB 3
RE: Explain what is wrong and why it is wrong:
1. You bought 10 lottery tickets. One of them won a prize. That means that the probability
of winning a prize is 1/10.
2. In a lottery, buying more tickets does not affect your
23rd Sept. 2011
Module 6, GDB 4
RE: Explain what is wrong and why it is wrong:
1. The higher the confidence level, the narrower the confidence interval.
2. A good way to increase a confidence interval is to increase the sample size.
3. The day before a bi
Chapter 3 Probability
3.1 Events, sample space, and probability
Basic definitions:
An _ is an act of observation that leads to a single outcome that cannot be
predicted with certainty.
A _ (or simple event) is the most basic outcome of an experiment.
A _
Review: Chapter 3: Probability
1. Concepts:
(1)
Event
(2)
Simple event
(3)
Sample space
(4)
Basic Rules for Computing Probability
(a) Rule 1: Relative Frequency Approximation
(b) Rule 2: Classical approach
(c) Rule 3: Subjective Probabilities
(5)
Law of L
MATH 201 Syllabus
COURSE SYLLABUS
MATH 201
INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Introduction to descriptive statistics and probability, probability distributions, estimation, tests of
hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression analy