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Name: Probability Topics: Tree Diagrams (optional)
ID: m16846
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module introduces tree diagrams as a method for making some probability problems easier to solve. This module is included in the Elementary Statistics textbook/collection as an optional lesson.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: diagram, elementary, probability, statistics, tree
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

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: 1.10 (history)
First publication date: May 28, 2008 10:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Feb 19, 2009 6:07 pm -0600

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Version History

Version: 1.10 Feb 19, 2009 6:07 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Tree Diagrams (optional):  Updated glossary item "Tree Diagram."

Version: 1.9 Jan 14, 2009 7:25 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Tree Diagrams (optional):Example 2: Change the NOTE to read "Calculate the following probabilities using the tree diagram." 

Version: 1.8 Jan 14, 2009 7:12 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Probability Topics: Tree Diagrams (optional):  Changed the third sentence to read, "Tree diagrams can make some probability problems easier to visualize and solve."

Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 7:46 pm -0500 by James Cooper
Changes:
roles updated

Version: 1.6 Aug 20, 2008 11:08 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Corrected errors (see m17360 for details)

Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 10:03 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
removed draft note

Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 6:38 pm -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
post review edits

Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 1:18 pm -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
post review updates

Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 10:49 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Roles changed

Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 2:12 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Initial publication

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