# Classification problem

- Predict a discrete valued output (yes/no) or (A, B, C, D)

- Brest Cancer: Tumor size (x) vs being malignant or benign (y) - two distinct possibilities. Given a tumor (and its size) what is the probability that it is malignant?
- The Tumor size is a "feature". In other problems we might have many more features.
- e.g. We might know both the tumor size and the age of the patient.