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'''Probability''' is one of the most difficult areas of [[mathematics]] to define, explain, or understand. Probability can be loosely defined as the chance that an event will happen. | '''Probability''' is one of the most difficult areas of [[mathematics]] to define, explain, or understand. Probability can be loosely defined as the chance that an event will happen. | ||

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== Resources == | == Resources == |

## Revision as of 20:59, 4 October 2007

**Probability** is one of the most difficult areas of mathematics to define, explain, or understand. Probability can be loosely defined as the chance that an event will happen.

## Contents

## Introductory Probability

Before reading about the following topics, a student learning about probability should learn about introductory counting techniques.

### Types of Probability

Part of a comprehensive understanding of basic probability includes an understanding of the differences between different kinds of probability problems.

- algebraic probability
- combinatorial probability problems involve counting outcomes.
- geometric probability