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Name: Probability Topics: Terminology
ID: m16845
Language: English (en)
Summary: Probability: Terminology is part of the collection col10555 written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean defines key terms related to Probability and has contributions from Roberta Bloom.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: A AND B, A OR B, chance, conditional, equally likely, event, experiment, frequency, key terms, long term, outcome, Probability, relative, sample space, Statistics, Terminology
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: 1.13 (history)
First publication date: May 8, 2008 3:11 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Jun 4, 2012 9:02 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.13 Jun 4, 2012 9:02 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Terminology: Minor edit.

Version: 1.12 Jun 4, 2012 7:54 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Terminology: Updated language.

Version: 1.11 Aug 11, 2011 5:11 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Terminology: Made glossary item "probability" the same as in other modules.

Version: 1.10 Jul 8, 2011 5:34 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Probability Topics: Terminology: Added heading "Understanding Terminology and Symbols."

Version: 1.9 Jun 22, 2011 11:22 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Probability Topics: Terminology: Cleaned up some of the text and added Exercise 1.

Version: 1.8 Feb 19, 2009 10:02 am -0600 by Susan Dean
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Probability Topics: Terminology: Updated the glossary items.

Version: 1.7 Jan 28, 2009 4:27 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
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Probability Topics: Terminology:  Rewrote the definition of conditional probability to read "P(A|B is the probability that event A will occur given that the event B has already occurred." 

Version: 1.6 Jan 9, 2009 12:16 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
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Probability Topics: terminology Changed the last two sentences in the 5th paragraph to read "If P(A)denotes the probability of getting one head, then there are two outcomes {HT, TH} in the event. Thus, P(A) = 2/4."
   

Version: 1.5 Oct 27, 2008 7:44 pm -0500 by James Cooper
Changes:
roles updated

Version: 1.4 Jul 31, 2008 10:11 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
removed draft note

Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 1:16 pm -0500 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 10:50 am -0500 by Connexions
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Roles changed

Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 2:10 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Initial publication

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