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View Resource Bayesian Calculator

This page uses Bayes' Theorem to calculate the probability of a hypothesis given a datum. An example about cancer is given to help users understand Bayes' Theorem and the calculator. Key Word: Conditional Probability.

http://psych.fullerton.edu/mbirnbaum/bayes/BayesCalc.htm
View Resource Time-Axis Fallacy and Bayes Theorem

This site provides an outline of an activity for introducing Bayes' Theorem and conditional probability.

http://teacherlink.org/content/math/interactive/probability/...
View Resource Poem: Why Richard Cory Offed Himself

This poem, by North Carolina State University Emeritus Professor of Physics Jasper D. Memory (1935 - ) is designed to teach the difference between the probability of having a disease given a positive screening test and the probability of a positive test result given you have the disease. The poem was published in the October, 2007 issue of Mathematics Magazine volume 80 p. 273,

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=199
View Resource Cartoon: Thomas Jefferson's Motivation

A cartoon to teach ideas of conditional probability. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=249
View Resource Quote: Machol on Coincidences

"Most accidents in well-designed systems involve two or more events of low probability occurring in the worst possible combination." is a quote by American systems engineering expert Robert E. Machol (1917 - 1998). The quote is found in his 1975 column "Principles of Operations Research" for the journal Interfaces vol. 5, pages 53-54 (this column was titled "The Titanic Coincidence."

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=345
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