On completing this chapter, you should be able to:

write down the sample space for simple random experiments

define the notions of an event, mutually exclusive events and compliment of an event

define the notion of a random variable

state the axioms of probability

state and prove the addition law for probabilities

compute the probability of events in simple random experiments

identify events associated with a given random variable

define conditional probability

define the notions of independent and mutually exclusive events

state the multiplicative law for probabilities

state and prove total probability and Bayes theorems

solve problems based on total probability and Bayes theorems

recall ...

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