Probability forms an integral part of Engineering Mathematics section in GATE exam. Probability had its origins in the analysis of certain games of chance that were popular in the 17th century. It has since found many applications in many branches of science and engineering. In simple terms, probability theory is a study of random or unpredictable experiments and is helpful in investigating the important features of these random experiments.
This section covers the following topics:
1) Introduction to Probability theory and its definitions
2) Concepts of conditional probability, Baye's theorem
3) Random variables