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Why Math? pp 178-211 | Cite as

Probability

  • R. D. Driver
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Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

Almost everyone uses the language and ideas of probability:

  • “There is a 20% chance of rain tomorrow.”

  • “The probability that the baby will be a boy is slightly more than half.”

  • “What is the probability of passing this course?”

Keywords

Lung Cancer Conditional Probability Sample Space Good Seed Defective Item 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Driver
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA

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