Compound Event in Math: Definition & Example


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Compound events occur ___.

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1. Compound events involve how many events?

2. Which of the following is not a strategy for finding the probability of a compound event?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Information covered by this quiz and worksheet involves compound events and how they may be computed. Some problems require you to perform calculations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test yourself on:

  • When compound events occur
  • The minimum number of events involved with compound events
  • Possible strategies for determining the probability of a compound event

Skills Practiced

Focus on improving your abilities related to:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related compound events lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve probability practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about calculations to find the probability of a compound event

Additional Learning

The lesson associated with this quiz, titled Compound Event in Math: Definition & Example, will help you improve your understanding of this subject. The lesson will teach you about:

  • The mathematical definition of a compound event
  • Visual methods of understanding compound event problems
  • Complicated compound event problems and how to solve them
  • Different strategies for finding probability