Exercises

Mix and Match

Match the item from the first column to the best item from the second.

1. Probability of B given A (a) P(A and B) = P(A) × P(B|A)
2. Probability of Bc given A (b) P(A|B) = P(B|A) × P(A)/P(B)
3. Identifies independent events (c) P(A) = P(A|B)
4. Identifies dependent events (d) 1P(B|A)
5. Bayes’ Rule (e) P(A) ≠ P(A|B)
6. Multiplication Rule (f) P(A and B)/P(A)

True/False

Mark each statement True or False. If you believe that a statement is false, briefly say why you think it is false.

Exercises 714. An administrator tracks absences among the staff working in an office. For each employee, define the events.

A={employee is absent}K={employee is sick}

Let A1 and K1 refer to one employee and let A2 and ...

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