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Module by: Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.. E-mail the authors

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 Name: Discrete Random Variables: Lab I ID: m16827 Language: English (en) Summary: This module allows students to explore concepts related to discrete random variables through the use of a simple playing card experiment. Students will compare empirical data to a theoretical distribution to determine if the experiment fist a discrete distribution. This lab involves the concept of long-term probabilities. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: cards, discrete, distribution, elementary, exercise, experiment, homework, lab, probability, random, statistics, variable License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.12 (history) First publication date: Jun 18, 2008 11:25 am -0500 Last revision to module: May 27, 2012 10:46 am -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.12 May 27, 2012 10:46 am -0500 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Lab I: Updated notation.` Version: 1.11 Aug 25, 2010 9:20 am -0500 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Lab I: Minor edit.` Version: 1.10 Feb 18, 2009 7:43 pm -0600 by Changes: `Upconverted and added appropriate class attribute.` Version: 1.9 Jan 21, 2009 10:29 pm -0600 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Lab I: Updated DOC and PDF files.` Version: 1.8 Jan 21, 2009 10:21 pm -0600 by Changes: `Discrete Random Variables: Lab I: Added information that makes the lab easier to understand.` Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 2:07 pm -0500 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.6 Aug 15, 2008 11:35 am -0500 by Changes: `uploaded handouts` Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 10:50 am -0500 by Changes: `removed draft notice` Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 5:50 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review edits` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:18 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 11:29 am -0500 by Changes: `Roles changed` Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 12:44 am -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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