Probability

How Bad Statistics Can Put You in Jail
  • Peter Kenny
Chapter

Abstract

To appreciate statistical analysis it is necessary to have some understanding of probability. Surprisingly, perhaps, not very much is required. Knowing how several different probabilities work together in combination and how the probability of occurrence of an event is affected by an overriding condition are all that are needed for most purposes.

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© Peter Kenny 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Kenny
    • 1
  1. 1.StaffordshireUK

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