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1 Introduction to Probability

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Department
Statistics
Course
STAT 230
Professor
Changbao Wu
Semester
Winter

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1 Introduction to ProbabilityWednesday January 04 20121129 AMA simple classification of real world phenomena1DeterministicOutcomes can be predicted precisely from an initial set of conditionsIf you give me a set of conditions I can provide you with the outcomeEg finding the 3rd angle of a triangleRandom StochasticOutcomes cannotbe predicted precisely from an initial set of conditionsEg Rolling a diceMany applicationsStatisticsThe science of dataActuarial ScienceCalculating riskComputer ScienceOCREngineeringImplication to daily lifeJan 05Random events 1Possible outcomes
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