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.