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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.
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