Unit 2 Learning Outcomes

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

  • identify values of and differentiate between permutations and combinations;
  • explain and apply the different methods for determining probability: equally likely outcomes, frequency theory, and subjective theory;
  • define and apply the axioms of probability theory;
  • define and apply the concept of a probability distribution, and explain the properties of different distributions;
  • solve problems using binomial distribution, and explain when it should be used;
  • differentiate between discrete and continuous probability distributions; and
  • define and apply the concept of expected value, and calculate it for various probability distributions.

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