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Chapter 11 Vocabulary
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Fundamental counting principle
Another way to find the total number of possible outcomes.
Permutation
Complete transformation
N factorial
Multiplies numbers in order from the starting number down to 1
Combination
Synthesis
Experimental probability
Probability that is based on repeated trials of an experiment
Simulation
An imitation of an event; a reproduction of an event that is similar to the actual event
Sample space
The set of all possible outcomes
Equally likely outcomes
Outcomes that have the same probability.
Theoretical probability
What should occur or what we expect to happen in an experiment
Dependent events
An event that is a result of another event occurring.
Independent events
An event whose result does not depend on the result of another event
Mutually exclusive events
Two events that cannot occur at the same time
Conditional probability
The likeliehood that a target behavior will occur in a given circumstance
Contingency table
Two-way table.
Probability model
the probability model is a function that associates a probability X with each value pf a discrete random variable X, denoted P(X=x), or with any interval of values of a continuous random variabl
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