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Name: Probability Topics: Contingency Tables
ID: m16835
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module introduces the contingency table as a way of determining conditional probabilities.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: contingency, elementary, probability, statistics, table
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: May 27, 2008 3:12 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 4, 2012 9:42 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.12 Jun 4, 2012 9:42 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Contingency Tables: Minor edit.

Version: 1.11 Feb 12, 2011 11:09 am +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Contingency Tables: Corrected answer to Problem 2b.

Version: 1.10 Apr 7, 2009 12:57 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Contingency Tables:  In the contingency table for the Muddy Mouse problem, corrected the entry 31/60 to be 41/60, the total od the "not caught" row.

Version: 1.9 Mar 13, 2009 7:58 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Contingency Tables:  For Example 2 Problem 2b, F(C) was changed to 34/100.

Version: 1.8 Feb 19, 2009 5:28 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Contingency Tables:  Updated glossary item "Contingency Tables."

Version: 1.7 Feb 5, 2009 10:39 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Probability Topics: Contingency Tables: Corrected 1/4 to 1/5 so the bulleted item that has P(Door One AND Caught) reads 1/15 = (1/5)(1/3) = P(Door One AND Caught).

Version: 1.6 Oct 27, 2008 7:19 pm +0000 by James Cooper
Changes:
roles updated

Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 10:15 am +0000 by Connexions
Changes:
removed draft note

Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 6:17 pm +0000 by Connexions
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post review edits

Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:29 pm +0000 by Connexions
Changes:
post review updates

Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 11:06 am +0000 by Connexions
Changes:
Roles changed

Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 1:25 am +0000 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Initial publication

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