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• range theory of probability — The range theory of probability holds that the probability of a proposition, relative to some evidence, is a proportion of the range of possibilities under which the proposition is true, compared to the total range of possibilities left open by… …   Philosophy dictionary

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• Probability — is the likelihood or chance that something is the case or will happen. Probability theory is used extensively in areas such as statistics, mathematics, science and philosophy to draw conclusions about the likelihood of potential events and the… …   Wikipedia

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• Probability mass function — In probability theory, a probability mass function (abbreviated pmf) is a function that gives the probability that a discrete random variable is exactly equal to some value. A pmf differs from a probability density function (abbreviated pdf) in… …   Wikipedia

• probability — The mathematics of probability is well understood. Probability is a non negative, additive set function whose maximum value is unity. What is harder to understand is the application of the formal notion to the actual world. One point of… …   Philosophy dictionary

• probability and statistics — ▪ mathematics Introduction       the branches of mathematics concerned with the laws governing random events, including the collection, analysis, interpretation, and display of numerical data. Probability has its origin in the study of gambling… …   Universalium

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• Theory (mathematical logic) — This article is about theories in a formal language, as studied in mathematical logic. For other uses, see Theory (disambiguation). In mathematical logic, a theory (also called a formal theory) is a set of sentences in a formal language. Usually… …   Wikipedia

• Theory of the firm — The theory of the firm consists of a number of economic theories that describe the nature of the firm, company, or corporation, including its existence, behavior, structure, and relationship to the market. Contents 1 Overview 2 Background …   Wikipedia