# Class 14: Topic 11: Probability

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This outline is also available in PDF.

Held: Friday, 22 February 2008

Summary: We begin our in-depth exploration of the use of randomness by considering a new concept, probability, and both formal and informal ways to think about probability.

Notes:

• I am heading off to MN for a mid-career faculty workshop. Katherine is in charge.
• Assignment for Monday: Activities 11-6, 11-7, 11-20, 11-22, 11-23. Also, make sure to read the overview and do appropriate preliminaries.
• Have a great weekend!
• Preparation: Overview and Preliminaries for Topic 11.
• Handouts: Applet: Random Babies.

Overview:

• On to a new Unit.
• Simulation.
• Probabilities.

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