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Based on: Probability Topics: Terminology by Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D., Susan Dean

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Name: Probability Topics: Terminology (modified R. Bloom)
ID: m18869
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module defines several key terms related to Probability. The original module by Susan Dean and Dr. Barbara Illowsky in the textbook collection Collaborative Statistics has been modified by 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
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Roberta Bloom (bloomroberta@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Roberta Bloom (bloomroberta@deanza.edu)
Maintainers: Roberta Bloom (bloomroberta@deanza.edu)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Nov 25, 2008 12:47 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Dec 12, 2008 12:23 pm -0600

Based On: Probability Topics: Terminology
Originally By: Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com)

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Version: 1.1 Dec 12, 2008 12:23 pm -0600 by Roberta Bloom
Changes:
The following additions have been made to the original module by S. Dean & Dr. B. Illowsky:  discussion of Law of Large Numbers, events that are not equally likely, practice example using notation for events and probability.

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