◆ Calculating conditional probabilities

◆ The distinction between independent and dependent events

◆ Using the multiplication rule of probability

◆ Defining mutually exclusive events

◆ Using the addition rule of probability

◆ Using the Bayes’ theorem to calculate conditional probabilities

Now that we have arrived at the second of three basic probability chapters, we’re ready for some new challenges. We need to take the probability concepts that you’ve mastered from Chapter 6 and put them to work on the next step up the ladder. Don’t worry if you’re afraid of heights like I am—just keep looking up!

This chapter deals with the topic of manipulating the probability of different ...

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