Probability: The Study of
4.2 Probability Models
4.3 Random Variables
4.4 Means and Variances of Random Variables
4.5 General Probability Rules*
The Language of Probability
Toss a fair coin. The outcome is unpredictable in the
Statistics is the science of learning from data.
Places individual into one of
several groups or categories.
Takes numerical values for
Marginal probability is (in a multivariate distribution) the probability of one
variable taking a specic value irrespective of the values of the others.
Conditional probability is the probability that an event will occur, when
another event is known to oc