# Math Flashcards 10/11/11

## 16 terms

### Complement

number needed to make up whole force

### Compound Events

in probability when more than one thing is happening, for example rolling a dice twice

### Dependent Event

Two or more events in which the outcome of one event affects the outcome of the other events

### Event

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

### Experiment

the testing of an idea

### Experimental Probability

probability based on the repeated trials of an experiment

### Independent Event

in probability, an event that is not affected by another event

### Odds

the probability of a specified outcome

### Outcome

something that results

### Probability

a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur

### Random Exponent (event)

an experiment where there is no way of telling before the result

### Replace

put something back where it belongs

### Samples

subsets of the population studied in a research project

### Sample Size

The number of subjects used in an experiment or study. Generally, the larger the better.

### Sample Space

the set of all possible outcomes

### Theoretical Probability

Probability based on comparing the number of possible favorable outcomes to the number of total possible outcomes