[extropy-chat] what is probability?

Russell Wallace russell.wallace at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 16:16:20 UTC 2007

On 1/15/07, gts <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> An urn contains 100 green and/or red marbles in unknown proportion. We
> want to know pr(green) (the probability of drawing a green marble).

Do we? I don't know about you, but I don't find myself wanting to know the
probability of drawing a green marble too often :)

Seriously, that's why I said _practical_ example. If it matters, there
should be real world cases that can serve as such. If it doesn't matter,
well then it doesn't matter.
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