# Explaining Basic Logic of Probability Theory

If i take a selective quantitative data for an example like it takes me 15 minutes to get to work everyday for 10 days how can/would i describe it. What is my ability to explain the basic logic of probability theory & my ability to identify the meaning of independent and dependent events

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A narrated Powerpoint on basic probability.

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If i take a selective quantivite data for an example like it takes me 15mins to get to work everyday for 10days how can/would i describe it. What is my ability to explain the basic logic of probability theory & my ability to identify the meaning of independent and dependent events

Explanation:

1. You may need to clarify your problem statement a little more. You could say: Everyday I leave my house 15 min before I need to be to work, what are the chances I will be late to work on any given day?

2. There are several different ways to conduct a statistical study, you may want to mention the best method to do this analysis would be through an Experimental Study. An Experimental Study is where the investigator plays an active role in manipulating variables in an experiment. In other words, your method to collect data consists of you writing down how long it takes you to get to work everyday, perhaps you change the route you take, and noting other variables.

3. You may want to define a list of the data you will collect and classify them as quantitative vs qualitative. You ...

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