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

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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: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.12 (history) First publication date: May 27, 2008 3:12 pm -0500 Last revision to module: Jun 4, 2012 9:42 pm -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.12 Jun 4, 2012 9:42 pm -0500 by Changes: `Probability Topics: Contingency Tables: Minor edit.` Version: 1.11 Feb 12, 2011 11:09 am -0600 by Changes: `Probability Topics: Contingency Tables: Corrected answer to Problem 2b.` Version: 1.10 Apr 7, 2009 12:57 pm -0500 by 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 -0500 by 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 -0600 by Changes: `Probability Topics: Contingency Tables: Updated glossary item "Contingency Tables."` Version: 1.7 Feb 5, 2009 10:39 am -0600 by Changes: `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 -0500 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 10:15 am -0500 by Changes: `removed draft note` Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 6:17 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review edits` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:29 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 11:06 am -0500 by Changes: `Roles changed` Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 1:25 am -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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