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Does some textbook on probability use a particular way (described here) of accomplishing the segue into continuous distributions?

One reaches a point in the exposition where to different Poisson-distributed random variables correspond to different subsets of the line. I don't understand how you are supposed to "reach" ...
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Should I choose Cox-based Jaynes' approach or Kolmogorov approach to base myself on to teach probabilities to high-school students?

How probable is it that a $1$ will appear when you throw a die? How probable is it that there was life on Mars a billion years ago? For the first question, one can say $1/6$ because it happens one-...
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