# Probability and Likelihood

This week we will be discussing probability and likelihood in R. The in class materials can be downloaded here.

## Topics Covered

- Probability distributions in R
- Probability distribution commands
- Generating samples from probability distributions

- Calculating Likelihoods
- Calculating likelihoods for linear models
- Finding the MLE

- Interpreting Likelihood results
- Generating random data samples
- Fitting models to random data
- Testing MLE limits of
`lm()`

function in R