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Post by Paulette Jones on May 8, 2013

Thanks for your help. You're a terrific teacher. :-)

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Post by DIntre Smith on August 21, 2012

Keep up the good work! Ever thought about teaching the Probability P/1 Actuary exam?

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Post by Johnnie Brown on March 26, 2012

You are a God send!!!!

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Post by Ryan Mulligan on January 26, 2012

Amazing teacher, Taking this course at University and our Russian prof is horrible. This series saved me for Midterms... Cheers!

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Post by munir eldeeb on February 8, 2011

your explanation is good, but your sloppy on things, like look at that S at 6:50

Union of Events and the Addition Rule

  • The addition rule is used to find the probability of the union of events.

  • If the events are mutually exclusive, the addition rule is simplified.

Union of Events and the Addition Rule

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
  • Union of Events 0:06
    • Venn Diagram
  • Addition Rule 2:01
    • Example: Coffee Drinkers
  • Example 6:26
  • Addition Rule for Mutually Exclusive Events 9:11
  • Example 10:27
  • Extra Example 1
  • Extra Example 2