Probability Theory

By MJ the Fellow Actuary
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2,385 students
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Set theory, Venn diagrams, Conditional Probability


  • High school maths


Welcome to this short course on Probability Theory.

We will cover the following topics:

  • Set Theory

  • Venn Diagrams

  • Probability Theory

  • Conditional Probability

  • Bayesian Probability

We will then look at a few questions that are based on the actuarial exams.

This course at a First Year University Level and assumes you have had an introduction to Probability at school. The course is quite mathematical and you might want to brush up on your maths abilities before attempting it.

Who this course is for:

  • Students interested in statistics


Actuary (FASSA/CERA)
Michael Jordan
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Hi I'm MJ the Fellow Actuary. I've been making educational videos since 2013 on YouTube. I've passed all the actuarial exams and am here to help you do the same. I've majored in Mathematical Statistics and have published research in the South African Journal of Science on Artificial Intelligence. I've also done a Ted Talk on advanced studying methods. As your instructor my purpose is to make sure you understand every concept in these courses. If you get stuck with anything, send me a message, I'm here to help.