# Ch 48: Basic Probability

Improve your understanding of basic probability with this chapter that includes the use of Venn diagrams, how to calculate a permutation, and much more. These short lessons are a helpful tool for students preparing for an exam or catching up on missed class time.

## Basic Probability - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter provide an overview of basic probability. You can review the fundamental counting principle, set theory and the multiplication rule of probability. You can also gain an understanding of events that are mutually exclusive and those that are non-mutually exclusive. After completing the chapter, you should be prepared to:

• Use a formula to determine probability
• Explain how to find the probability of independent events
• Define experimental probability
• Discuss the probability of compound events
• Explain how a Venn diagram works
• Recall an example of the multiplication rule
• Describe how to calculate a permutation
• Provide an example of a math combination

These lessons help you quickly grasp the topics presented on basic probability, and our instructors facilitate an engaging learning experience. You can review all the lessons in order, or just focus on the lessons that cover the topics you need to review. A short quiz is available for each lesson to test your knowledge.

10 Lessons in Chapter 48: Basic Probability
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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