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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: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: 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 Changes: `Probability Topics: Tree Diagrams (optional): Updated glossary item "Tree Diagram."` Version: 1.9 Jan 14, 2009 7:25 pm -0600 by 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 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 Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.6 Aug 20, 2008 11:08 am -0500 by Changes: `Corrected errors (see m17360 for details)` Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 10:03 am -0500 by Changes: `removed draft note` Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 6:38 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review edits` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 1:18 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 10:49 am -0500 by Changes: `Roles changed` Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 2:12 am -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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