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theoretical probability
the probability that is calculated using math formulas. this is the probability based on math theory. it should happen.
experimental probability
its is calculated when the actual situation or problem is performed as an experiment. you would perform the experiment, and use the results to determine the probability
odds
another way to describe the chance of an event occurring
sample space
the entire set of possible outcomes
independent events
when the outcome of the first event does not affect the second event
dependent events
when the first event affects the probability of the second event
outcomes
results
simple event
any single outcome from a probability experiment
favorable outcome
the outcome of interest
probability
the measure of the chances of an event happening
complement
all possible outcomes other than the favorable outcome
tree diagram
a representation of the possible outcomes
fundamental counting principle
relates the number of outcomes to the number of choices
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