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T he word

these are particularly important for the development and applications of the

mathematical theory of

T he word

**probability**has several meanings in or - dinary conversation . Two ofthese are particularly important for the development and applications of the

mathematical theory of

**probability**. One is the inter - pretation of**probabilities**as ...Page 137

Hence , the

i rtb quency of occurrence of An B divided by the frequency of occurrence of A .

This suggests that the conditional

Hence , the

**probability**of drawing exactly i red balls in n draws is the ratio ITV b -i rtb quency of occurrence of An B divided by the frequency of occurrence of A .

This suggests that the conditional

**probability**of B given A ( denoted P ( BA ) ...Page 142

If one chooses a number at random from [ r , s ) , the

falls in any interval ( x , y ] must be proportional to the length of that interval ; and ,

since the

If one chooses a number at random from [ r , s ) , the

**probability**that the numberfalls in any interval ( x , y ] must be proportional to the length of that interval ; and ,

since the

**probability**of the entire sample space ( r , s ) equals 1 , the constant of ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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PREHISTORIC PEOPLES AND CULTURES | 45 |

PRINTING TYPOGRAPHY AND PHOTOENGRAVING | 71 |

PRINTMAKING | 112 |

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