How Probability Can Be Used to Design Games of Chance

One of the origins of of probability as a field in mathematics was solving games of chance. The famous correspondence between Fermat and Pascal in 1654 was one of the earliest accounts on how to use mathematics formally in order to solve a fair game of chance. In this post, we are going to design a […]
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The Experimental and Theoretical Probability Series

Last week, we have completed the 5-part Experimental and Theoretical Probability Series. To those who have not read it, below is the list of posts. Experimental and Theoretical Probability Part 1. This post discusses about the sum of the number of dots of two rolled standard cubical dice.  A spreadsheet is used to simulate the […]
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Experimental and Theoretical Probability 5

This is the fifth and the final part of the Experimental and Theoretical Probability Series.  In this post, we are going to summarize what we have discussed in the previous four posts, and we are going to talk about some  real-life applications of experimental and theoretical probability. Experimental Probability, as we have discussed in the […]
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