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Probability of Compound Events

Chance of an event occurring: # of successes divided by possible outcomes.

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Basic Probability

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Experimental probability is the ratio of the proposed outcome to the number of experimental trials.

List three ways to express probability: _____________________________________________

What are compound events? ________________________________________________

What is the difference between independent and dependent events?

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Independent Events:

Dependent Events:

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What does it mean if two events are mutually exclusive________________________________________________________________

To find the probability of one or the other mutually exclusive or inclusive event, add the individual probabilities and subtract the probability they occur at the same time.

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