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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: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: 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 History

 Version: 1.1 Dec 12, 2008 12:23 pm -0600 by 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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