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Basic Probability

Basic Probability

Resource: Basic Probability Rules and Conditional Probability and Independence (University of Florida Biostatistics Open Learning Textbook) 
Type: Textbook chapter 
Who it’s for:Anyone looking to learn about or refresh the basic rules of probability  
Why we love it: These textbook chapters are well presented with lots of applied examples and intuitive explanations. Key probability equations are also presented, and the end of chapter summaries are very handy. 


 

Resource:Basic probability theory (Sharon Goldwater – University of Edinburgh) NOTE: The document states not to redistribute without permission 
Type: Manual 
Who it’s for:Anyone who needs to refresh or improve their knowledge of basic probability theory to tackle quantitative challenges 
Why we love it: This is a great overview of the basics of probability because the different forms of notation you may come across are highlighted and the terminology is carefully explained.