## Abstract

We start our investigations with a number of elementary examples which involve probability. These examples lead to a definition of an *experiment*, which consists of a space of possible outcomes, together with an assignment of probabilities to each of these outcomes. We define and study basic concepts associated with experiments, including combinatorics, independence, conditional probabilities and a first law of large numbers.

## Keywords

Probability Measure Conditional Probability Random Network Sample Space Original Network
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