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 Name: Probability Topics: Venn Diagrams (optional) ID: m16848 Language: English (en) Summary: This module introduces Venn diagrams as a method for solving some probability problems. This module is included in the Elementary Statistics textbook/collection as an optional lesson. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: diagram, elementary, probability, statistics, Venn License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.12 (history) First publication date: May 27, 2008 4:55 pm +0000 Last revision to module: Mar 15, 2012 5:30 pm +0000

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## Version History

 Version: 1.12 Mar 15, 2012 5:30 pm +0000 by Changes: `Module: Probability Topics: Venn Diagrams (optional): Added "If a student is selected at random find" and changed every occurrence of "a student" to "the student."` Version: 1.11 Mar 14, 2012 10:13 am +0000 by Changes: `Module: Probability Topics: Venn Diagrams (optional): Updated language by adding selecting a student at random.` Version: 1.10 Feb 14, 2012 7:37 pm +0000 by Changes: `Probability Topics: Venn Diagrams (optional): The 2nd A = list was corrected to read B =.` Version: 1.9 Feb 19, 2009 5:44 pm +0000 by Changes: `Probability Topics: Venn Diagrams (optional): Updated glossary item.` Version: 1.8 Jan 14, 2009 6:57 pm +0000 by Changes: `No corrections` Version: 1.7 Jan 14, 2009 6:53 pm +0000 by Changes: `Probability Topics: Venn Diagrams (optional): Added to the definition of a Venn Diagram after the word "box" the phrase "that represents the sample space S." ` Version: 1.6 Oct 27, 2008 7:53 pm +0000 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.5 Jul 31, 2008 9:59 am +0000 by Changes: `removed draft note` Version: 1.4 Jul 8, 2008 6:41 pm +0000 by Changes: `post review edits` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 1:20 pm +0000 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 10:46 am +0000 by Changes: `Roles changed` Version: 1.1 Jun 23, 2008 2:19 am +0000 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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