Probability Explained | Independent And Dependent Events | Probability And Statistics | Khan Academy


We give you an introduction to probability through the example of flipping a quarter and rolling a die.

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23 thoughts

  1. An unbiased dice rolled 300 times. How many times would you expect to get:

    – A six
    – An odd number
    – A number less than 3

    How do I solve this?

  2. we doing this at school… and it look like it’s hard…. and my teacher makes it look like it’s hard

  3. anyone can explain me: SHOW THAT: P(X > n) = pn ;and COMPUTE: P( {X > n+k} | {X > n} ). ??? Hint: If A c B, then A n B = A

  4. when my teacher would saying getting head I couldn’t help but laugh glad I wasn’t the only one who noticed lol

  5. Is this your handwriting or is it possible to digitalize it using wacom? If ues, how?

  6. The probability of getting head for Khan is 50%?

    My probability of getting head is 0%…

    Reply if you got that one

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