Elements of Probability

  • Michael O. Finkelstein
  • Bruce Levin
Part of the Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences book series (SSBS)


Many probability puzzles can be made transparent with knowledge of a few basic rules and methods of calculation. We summarize some of the most useful ideas in this section.


Subjective Probability Blood Type Wrong Answer Answer Sheet Relative Operating Characteristic 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael O. Finkelstein
    • 1
  • Bruce Levin
    • 2
  1. 1.New YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiostatisticsColumbia University Mailman School of Public HealthNew YorkUSA

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