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" E(Nr), or expected number of occurrences of a word made of nr proper letters, is the ratio of the number of "favorable cases" to the total number of "cases... "
ESP After Sixty Years - Page 357
by J. B. Rhine - 1966 - 463 pages
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A College Algebra

Henry Burchard Fine - Algebra - 1904 - 595 pages
...and the ways in which it can fail the unfavorable cases, we say : The probability or chance of the event is the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the entire number of possible cásea, favorable and unfavorable. Hence if m denote the number of possible...
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A College Algebra

Henry Burchard Fine - Algebra - 1904 - 595 pages
...and the ways in which it can fail the unfavorable cases, we say : The probability or chance of the event is the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the entire number of possible cases, favorable and unfavorable. Hence if m denote the number of possible...
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The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic

Richard A. Epstein - Mathematics - 1995 - 450 pages
...theory considers the mutually exclusive, exhaustive cases. The probability of an event is defined as the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the total number of possible cases. A weakness of the classical theory lies in its complete dependence upon a priori analysis....
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Finding Philosophy in Social Science

Mario Bunge - Social Science - 1996 - 432 pages
...refutationists hold that they are damning. The former think of the degree of confirmation of a hypothesis as the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the total number of cases. (And because of the analogy between this ratio and Laplace's definition of probability, they tend to...
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Intriguing Mathematical Problems

Oswald Jacoby, William H. Benson - Mathematics - 1996 - 191 pages
...probabilities as previously computed: '^652 + 8%652 = 10%652 = %«. PERMUTATIONS AND COMBINATIONS pressed as a ratio of the number of favorable cases to the total number of possible cases. This is not always as easy as it sounds. The calculation of the number of cases, in...
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Chance Rules: An Informal Guide to Probability, Risk and Statistics

Brian Everitt - Mathematics - 1999 - 202 pages
Chance governs our lives. From the genes we inherit andthe environment into which we are born, to the lotteryticket we buy at the local store, life is a gamble.Chance Rules ...
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A History of Probability and Statistics and Their Applications Before 1750

Anders Hald - Mathematics - 2003 - 586 pages
WILEY-INTERSCIENCE PAPERBACK SERIES The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase ...
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Veiled Reality: An Analysis of Present-day Quantum Mechanical Concepts

Bernard D'Espagnat - Science - 2003 - 474 pages
...is, say, -1 (in the same units) is of course 1/2 since it is by definition (the limit N -» oo of) the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the total number N of elements in the considered ensemble, and, for symmetry reasons, the probabilities of the two possible...
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Elsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories

J.E. Roeckelein - Business & Economics - 2006 - 692 pages
...approach (eg, "It will probably rain today"), the formal mathematical approach (eg, "The probability of an event is the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the total number of equally likely cases"), and the empirical relative-frequency approach (eg, "A population of events...
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Classic Works of the Dempster-Shafer Theory of Belief Functions

Ronald R. Yager, Liping Liu - Business & Economics - 2008 - 806 pages
...short of our conception of numerical probability: he does not anticipate Bernoulli by singling out the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the total number of cases and assigning the name probability to this ratio. Looking backwards, it seems remarkable that Pascal...
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