Covers: theory of independence and conditional dependence of events
Estimated time needed to finish: 4 minutes
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Great explanation from Khan Academy: Use conditional probability to see if events are independent or not.
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independence and conditional dependence of events

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Total time needed: ~45 minutes
Objectives
Learn the basics of independence and conditional dependence of events in a probability theory
Potential Use Cases
let the event A be 'I have a new phone'; event B be 'I have a new watch'; and event C be 'I am happy'; and suppose that having either a new phone or a new watch increases the probability of my being happy.
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VIDEO 1. Conditional probability and independence
Great explanation from Khan Academy: Use conditional probability to see if events are independent or not.
4 minutes
ARTICLE 2. Conditional dependence
explanation of conditional dependence​ from Wikipedia
10 minutes
ARTICLE 3. Independence
The easy​ explanation for independence
15 minutes
ARTICLE 4. Probability
Wikipedia definition​ of probability
20 minutes
ARTICLE 5. Probability of Independent and Dependent Events
In this video, you will learn the difference between independent events, and dependent events. At the same time, you will learn how to calculate the probabilities of each.
6 minutes

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