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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Statistics, 2nd Edition by Robert Donnelly

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Your Turn

1. Define each of the following as classical, empirical, or subjective probability.
a. The probability that the baseball player Derek Jeter will get a hit during his next at bat.
b. The probability of drawing an Ace from a deck of cards.
c. The probability that I will shoot lower than a 90 during my next round of golf.
d. The probability of winning the next state lottery drawing.
e. The probability that the drive belt for my riding lawnmower will break this summer (it did).
f. The probability that I will finish writing this book before my deadline.
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Bob’s Basics
The probability of the intersection of two events can never ...

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