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 (00:08:11) Kuang Xu
2 Conditional Probability Example (00:14:22) Katie Szeto
4 The Monty Hall Problem (00:15:59) Jimmy Li


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