6.041SC | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability

Unit I: Probability Models And Discrete Random Variables

Lecture 2: Conditioning and Bayes' Rule

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Lecture Topics

  • Conditional probability
  • Three important tools
    • Multiplication rule
    • Total probability theorem
    • Bayes’ rule

Lecture Activities

Recitation Problems and Recitation Help Videos

Review the recitation problems in the PDF file below and try to solve them on your own. Three of the problems have an accompanying video where a teaching assistant solves the same problem.

Recitation Help Videos

1 A Coin Tossing Puzzle Kuang Xu
2 Conditional Probability Example Katie Szeto
4 The Monty Hall Problem Jimmy Li

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Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2013
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Videos
Recitation Videos
Problem Sets with Solutions
Exams with Solutions