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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: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.12 (history)
First publication date: Jun 18, 2008 11:25 am +0000
Last revision to module: May 27, 2012 10:46 am +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.12 May 27, 2012 10:46 am +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Discrete Random Variables: Lab I: Updated notation.

Version: 1.11 Aug 25, 2010 9:20 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Discrete Random Variables: Lab I: Minor edit.

Version: 1.10 Feb 18, 2009 7:43 pm +0000 by Connexions
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Upconverted and added appropriate class attribute.

Version: 1.9 Jan 21, 2009 10:29 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Discrete Random Variables: Lab I:  Updated DOC and PDF files.

Version: 1.8 Jan 21, 2009 10:21 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Discrete Random Variables: Lab I:  Added information that makes the lab easier to understand.

Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 2:07 pm +0000 by James Cooper
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roles updated

Version: 1.6 Aug 15, 2008 11:35 am +0000 by Connexions
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uploaded handouts

Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 10:50 am +0000 by Connexions
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removed draft notice

Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 5:50 pm +0000 by Connexions
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post review edits

Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:18 pm +0000 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 11:29 am +0000 by Connexions
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Roles changed

Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 12:44 am +0000 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Initial publication

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