A gambler’s dispute in 1654 led to the creation of a mathematical theory of probability by two famous French mathematicians, Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat. Today, probability is a thriving mathematical area and has many potential applications in real problems. In this talk, we give an introduction to important concepts and selected famous problems in probability. Through simple and fun activities, it is hoped that participants will be able to gain insights and appreciation of these problems and concepts.
