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HarvardX Data Science - Probability (PH125.3x)

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Gain important foundational knowledge in probability theory, essential for data scientist, as you learn key concepts through a motivating case study on the financial crisis of 2007-08. Find the complete course on edx.org here.
  1. 1

    Introduction to Discrete Probability

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    In this chapter, you will learn about the fundamentals of discrete probability through looking at examples of sampling from an urn with and without replacement.

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    Exercise 1. Probability of cyan - generalized
    100 xp
    Exercise 2. Probability of not cyan - generalized
    100 xp
    Exercise 3. Sampling without replacement - generalized
    100 xp
    Exercise 4. Sampling with replacement - generalized
    100 xp
    End of Assessment: Introduction to Discrete Probability
    50 xp
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    Independence and Multiplication Rule

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    In this chapter, you will learn about independence, conditional probability, and the multiplication rule through examples involving draws from an urn, rolls of a die, and sports series wins.

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