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Module 12: Experimental Probability
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Data
facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
Observation
the action or process of observing something or someone carefully or in order to gain information.
Percent
A ratio comparing a number to 100.
Ratio
A comparison of two quantities by division
Complement
The set of all outcomes that are not the event.
Compound Event
An event made up of two or more simple events
Event
An outcome or set of outcomes of an experiment or situation.
Experiment
In probability, any activity based on chance, such as tossing a coin.
Experimental Probability
The
ratio of the number of times an event occurs to the total number of trials, or times that the activity is performed.
Outcome
A possible result of a probability experiment.
Probability
A number from 0 to 1 (or 0% to 100%) that describes how likely an event is to occur
Simple Event
An event consisting of only one outcome
Simulation
A model of an experiment, often one that would be too difficult or too time-consuming to actually perform
Trial
Each repetition or observation of an experiment.
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