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Post by Roland Amofa on June 25 at 06:52:27 PM

Can we have the lecture slides in a pdf format?

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Post by Ray Gaytan on October 30, 2015

Thank you, very much! Very helpful

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Post by steven bain on December 5, 2013

The exercise files seem to wrong or missing altogether.

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Post by Kathleen Donovan on April 11, 2010

Professor Yates, you're great! I like all your videos on Statistics and they are extremely helpful! I would definitely recommend them. Previously I used Youtube videos but these are definitely worth paying for --though I'm all for free education:)

Calculating Probability

  • Probability is the measure of the likelihood that a specific event will occur.

  • The classical approach to probability and the relative frequency approach to probability are good ways to calculate probability.

  • Subjective probability, which is based one’s judgment, experience, information, or belief of the event happening, should be avoided.

Calculating Probability

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • What is Probability 0:27
    • Range
    • Sum of Probabilities
    • Example: Football Game
  • Classical Probability 2:53
    • Equally Likely Outcomes
    • Example: Coin Flip
    • Example: Die Roll
  • Relative Frequency 6:44
    • Example
  • Subjective Probability 9:38
    • Example
  • Extra Example 1
  • Extra Example 2