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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: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: 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: 1.11 May 24, 2012 6:37 pm -0500 by Changes: `Probability Topics: Introduction: Changed 'Objectives" to "Outcomes."` Version: 1.10 Jan 9, 2009 1:54 pm -0600 by 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 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 Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.7 Oct 1, 2008 3:45 am -0500 by Changes: `Added link to video lecture` Version: 1.6 Jul 31, 2008 10:20 am -0500 by Changes: `removed draft note` Version: 1.5 Jul 8, 2008 6:25 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review edits` Version: 1.4 Jul 7, 2008 2:16 pm -0500 by Changes: `Post-review edits` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 12:21 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 11:02 am -0500 by Changes: `Roles changed` Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 1:42 am -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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