Introductory Statistical Procedures with SPSS

Probability basics

Author(s): Muhammad Arslan Nasir, Hassan S. Bakouch and Farrukh Jamal

Pp: 60-73 (14)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815039023122010006

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This chapter provides some basic concepts of probability, types of probability, i.e., classical approach, relative frequency approach, axiomatic approach and subjective approach; rules of counting, i.e., permutation and combination; laws of probability, i.e., complement law and addition law; conditional probability, axioms of conditional probability, multiplicative law of probability, dependent and independent events. 

Keywords: Mutually exclusive events, Equally likely events, Permutation, Combination, Conditional probability, Dependent and independent events.

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