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16/36 · · · ....................... ....................... 1 2 3 4 5 a Fig. 1. Probability mass function and distribution function of M . 3 The Bernoulli and binomial distributions 45 We end this section with three properties of the distribution function F of a random variable X: 1. For a ≤ b one has that F (a) ≤ F (b). This property is an immediate consequence of the fact that a ≤ b implies that the event {X ≤ a} is contained in the event {X ≤ b}. 2. Since F (a) is a probability, the value of the distribution function is always between 0 and 1.

The multiplication rule. For any events A and C: P(A ∩ C) = P(A | C) · P(C) . Computing the probability of A ∩ C can hence be decomposed into two parts, computing P(C) and P(A | C) separately, which is often easier than computing P(A ∩ C) directly. The probability of no coincident birthdays Suppose you meet two arbitrarily chosen people. What is the probability their birthdays are diﬀerent? Let B2 denote the event that this happens. Whatever the birthday of the ﬁrst person is, there is only one day the second person cannot “pick” as birthday, so: P(B2 ) = 1 − 1 .

Next he selects randomly one of the possible paths at that moment (so if he ﬁrst selected the path to E, he can either select the path to A or the path to F ), etc. What is the probability that he will reach B after two selections? A • .......... .. ....... .............. ....... ....... . . . . .... ... ..... . . . . . .. ...... ... . .... . .. ..... . . . . .... . .. . . . . . .... ... .. . . . . . ..... . 2 A fair die is thrown twice. ” a. Calculate P(A | B).