# Ch 43: 8th Grade Math: Probability

### About This Chapter

## 8th Grade Math: Probability - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's video lessons to emphasize key points about probability that have been introduced in the classroom. Fun, straightforward videos describe probability of independent, dependent, compound, mutually exclusive, and non-mutually exclusive events as well as teach students methods to solve these probabilities. There is also a final chapter exam that can determine how much students have retained.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson | Objective |
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Introduction to Probability | With this lesson, students learn probability vocabulary such as experiment, outcome, and equally likely event. |

Probability of Independent and Dependent Events | Students examine the difference between independent and dependent events and learn methods for finding the probability of these events. |

Experimental Probability | Instructors use die rolls and spinners to find probabilities for experiments. |

Probability of Compound Events | Students learn to calculate the probability of compound events happening. |

Mutually Exclusive Events and Non-mutually Exclusive Events | Students differentiate between mutually exclusive events and non-mutually exclusive events. |

Set Theory, Venn diagrams, and Exclusive Events | This lesson leads students to connect set theory and Venn diagrams with mutually and non-mutually exclusive events. |

The Counting Principle | Students learn about and apply the counting principle to figure out the number of outcomes. |

How to Calculate a Permutation | This lesson explains how permutations are calculated. |

Math Combinations: Formula & Examples | Students build on the previous lesson and learn to differentiate between permutations and combinations. |

### 1. Probability of Independent and Dependent Events

Sometimes probabilities need to be calculated when more than one event occurs. These types of compound events are called independent and dependent events. Through this lesson, we will look at some real-world examples of how to calculate these probabilities.

### 2. How to Calculate a Permutation

A permutation is a method used to calculate the total outcomes of a situation where order is important. In this lesson, John will use permutations to help him organize the cards in his poker hand and order a pizza.

### 3. Math Combinations: Formula and Example Problems

Combinations are an arrangement of objects where order does not matter. In this lesson, the coach of the Wildcats basketball team uses combinations to help his team prepare for the upcoming season.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the 8th Grade Math: Practice & Review course

- 8th Grade Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations
- 8th Grade Math: Divisibility
- 8th Grade Math: Number Properties
- 8th Grade Math: Number Theory
- 8th Grade Math: Factoring
- 8th Grade Math: Estimation and Rounding
- 8th Grade Math: Whole Numbers
- 8th Grade Math: Simplifying Whole Number Expressions
- 8th Grade Math: Negative Numbers
- 8th Grade Math: Absolute Value
- 8th Grade Math: Integers
- 8th Grade Math: Rational Numbers
- 8th Grade Math: Inequalities
- 8th Grade Math: Introduction to Decimals
- 8th Grade Math: Operations with Decimals
- 8th Grade Math: Introduction to Fractions
- 8th Grade Math: Operations with Fractions
- 8th Grade Math: Percents
- 8th Grade Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
- 8th Grade Math: Roots & Radical Expressions
- 8th Grade Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
- 8th Grade Math: Algebraic Distribution
- 8th Grade Math: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions
- 8th Grade Math: The Coordinate Graph
- 8th Grade Math: Linear Equations
- 8th Grade Math: Systems of Linear Equations
- 8th Grade Math: Properties of Functions
- 8th Grade Math: Graphing Functions
- 8th Grade Math: Solving Math Word Problems
- 8th Grade Math: Introduction to Geometric Figures
- 8th Grade Math: Triangles in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: Quadrilaterals in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: Circles in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: Circular Arcs & Measurement in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: Polyhedrons and Geometric Solids
- 8th Grade Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: Triangle Theorems and Proofs in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: Similar Polygons in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: The Pythagorean Theorem in Geometry
- 8th Grade Math: Units of Measurement
- 8th Grade Math: Measuring Perimeter & Area
- 8th Grade Math: Data & Graphs
- 8th Grade Math: Statistics
- 8th Grade Math: Rates, Ratios & Proportions
- 8th Grade Math: Consumer Math
- 8th Grade Math: Number Sequences
- 8th Grade Math: Sets & Subsets
- 8th Grade Math: Algebraic Monomials & Polynomials