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Data Session 8: Probability
 

In this session, you will explore some basic ideas about probability, a subject that has important applications to statistics.

Materials Needed:

 

Two sheets of 36" x 24" poster board

 

Two quarters

 

A pair of dice (each die should be a different color)

 

Colored pencils (optional)

In This Session:

Part A:

Probability in Statistics

Part B:

Mathematical Probability

Part C:

Analyzing Binomial Probabilities

Part D:

Are You a Random Player?

Homework

 


 
Learning Objectives

The goal of this session is to understand some basic ideas of probability and some of the relationships between probability and statistics. You will investigate probability by exploring the following:
Note 1

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Random events

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Games of chance

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Finite, equally likely probability models

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Mathematical probabilities and the probability table

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Tree diagrams

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The binomial probability model


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Throughout the session you will be prompted to view short video segments. In addition to these excerpts, you may choose to watch the full-length video of this session.

Keyterms

Previously Introduced:

New in This Session:

 

frequency

binomial experiment
binomial probability model
experimental probability
mathematical probability
outcome
Pascal's Triangle
probability table
random experiment
tree diagram

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