Lesson 6: Bayes' Theorem

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Introduction

In this lesson, we'll learn about a classical theorem known as Bayes' Theorem. In short, we'll want to use Bayes' Theorem to find the conditional probability of an event P(B), say, when the "reverse" conditional probability P(| A) is the probability that is known.

Objectives

  • Learn how to find the probability of an event by using a partition of the sample space S.
  • Learn how to apply Bayes Theorem to find the conditional probability of an event when the "reverse" conditional probability is the probability that is known.