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Sep
18
comment Bayes Theorem confusion… (more complex)
Using this approach we can get away with using 2 events, but I think the reason they used three events is so we can practice with 3 events. theres actually a third part to the problem I will add to the question when I get home. I think we might not be able to get away with 2 events...
Sep
18
comment Bayes theorem confusion…
thank you Andre, i get it now, can you perhaps take a look at this: math.stackexchange.com/questions/198697/… it's abit more complex version of the Bayes
Sep
18
comment Bayes theorem confusion…
@AndreNicholas can you explain why we need to ADD the two to get P(E)?
Sep
11
comment Probability question at listing number of outcomes in the sample space.
we just have covered the Method of Inclusion/Exclusion in class today, but the teacher said it'd be easier to get the compliment. that's why he did it this way. How would you approach this problem with the Method of Inclusion/Exclusion? Thank you SOO much for your help!
Sep
8
comment What does it mean when a statistician says I’m 90% confident that the mean of the population is between 1 and 9?
let us continue this discussion in chat
Sep
8
comment What does it mean when a statistician says I’m 90% confident that the mean of the population is between 1 and 9?
how about this: It means if repeated samples were taken from the population and a mean computed for each samples, 90% of the samples would include the unknown mean between 1 and 9.
Sep
8
comment What does it mean when a statistician says I’m 90% confident that the mean of the population is between 1 and 9?
how is this interval useful to us? I can only make the claim that I'm pretty sure that the population mean is between 1 and 9
Sep
7
comment What does it mean when a statistician says I’m 90% confident that the mean of the population is between 1 and 9?
can you turn around and say that 90% of the samples of size n have a mean between 1 and 9?
Sep
7
comment What does it mean when a statistician says I’m 90% confident that the mean of the population is between 1 and 9?
wow.... your assumption of the setting of such statement is correct. thank you for answering, but your final statement at explaining this make it a little more confusing X_X