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Chapter 2. Discrete Random Variables
2.1. Random Variables
In order to do statistics we must assign numerical values to outcomes of experiments even when they are
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1.5 Conditional Probability
We want to nd the conditional probability of an event A given that some other
event B has occurred. The information that an event B has occurred may aect the
probability
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1.3. Counting Techniques
The permutations and combinations are very useful tools to compute the probability of the event. In particular, both methods provide ecie
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Chapter 1. Basic Probability
1.1. Sample space and events
1) Experiment and outcomes
An EXPERIMENT is a repeatable process that generates outcomes.