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Name: Probability Topics: Introduction
ID: m16838
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module introduces the concept of Probability, the chance of an event occurring.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: Introduction, Probability, Statistics
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: 1.11 (history)
First publication date: May 8, 2008 2:31 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 24, 2012 6:37 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.11 May 24, 2012 6:37 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Introduction: Changed 'Objectives" to "Outcomes."

Version: 1.10 Jan 9, 2009 1:54 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Introduction:  Changed the 4th sentence to read "Doctors
choose the treatments needed for various diseases based on their assessment of likely results."

Version: 1.9 Jan 9, 2009 11:34 am -0600 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Introduction:  Changed the 2nd bullet in Student Learning Objectives to read "Determine whether two events are mutually exclusive and whether two events are independent" for clarity.

Version: 1.8 Oct 27, 2008 7:29 pm -0500 by James Cooper
Changes:
roles updated

Version: 1.7 Oct 1, 2008 3:45 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Added link to video lecture

Version: 1.6 Jul 31, 2008 10:20 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
removed draft note

Version: 1.5 Jul 8, 2008 6:25 pm -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
post review edits

Version: 1.4 Jul 7, 2008 2:16 pm -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Post-review edits

Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:21 pm -0500 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 11:02 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Roles changed

Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 1:42 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Initial publication

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