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Science Night Live

  • January 31, 2018
  • Sky Lounge
  • Salt Lake City , UT , USA

Description

Wednesday, January 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Sky Lounge (149 Pierpont Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)

Sean Lawley, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Paradoxes, Surprises, and Mistakes in Probability: Correcting our Naivete

From political elections to personal finance to public policy, probability affects us all. Probability is also full of surprises. In this talk, we will explain several paradoxes and big mistakes in applications of probability to everyday life. Along the way, we will try to correct our (often faulty) intuition.


Age Restriction due to venue: Have to over 21 years old.

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