Lesson 3 - Probabilities, Conditional Probability and Independence, Types of Variables and Probability Distributions

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In order to understand the probability and sampling distributions of random variables that are the foundation for statistical inference, we will first talk about the basics of probability. Conditional probability and the concept of independence will be introduced.

Lesson 3 Objectives

Upon successful completion of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • understand the probability basics.
  • understand the mechanism of modeling random phenomena.
  • distinguish between different types of variables.

Introduction to Lesson 3
by Course Author Dr. Mosuk Chow - (length 8:41)

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