Ch 25: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Probability Distributions

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Follow along with the video lessons in this chapter to learn about probability distributions for the FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics Test. The chapter also features quizzes that include questions similar to what you will find on the exam.

FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics: Probability Distributions - Chapter Summary

Watch the video lessons in this chapter to develop an understanding of probability distributions. Our instructors will cover things like discrete random variables in order to prepare you for the FTCE Middle Grades Mathematics Test. These lessons include topics that may be on the exam, such as:

  • Types of random variables
  • Expected value of a discrete random variable
  • Ways of developing discrete probability distributions
  • Interpreting expected value of a continuous random variable
  • Developing continuous probability distributions

Prepare for this exam using the information provided by our knowledgeable instructors. This information will help you answer questions focused on probability distributions. Engaging videos and quizzes formatted like the exam will make this chapter interesting and beneficial in your exam preparation.

6 Lessons in Chapter 25: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Probability Distributions
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Introduction to Probability: Formula & Examples

1. Introduction to Probability: Formula & Examples

Ever taken a chance on something? Before you took that chance, did you want to know what your chances were on actually winning? Then you were dealing with probability, the likelihood that a specific event will occur.

What is Theoretical Probability? - Definition, Formula & Examples

2. What is Theoretical Probability? - Definition, Formula & Examples

Have you ever heard someone ask, 'What are the odds?' Usually what it is meant is, 'How likely is it that an event will happen?' This lesson explores finding the likelihood, or theoretical probability, that an event could occur.

Experimental Probability: Definition & Predictions

3. Experimental Probability: Definition & Predictions

In this lesson, you're going to learn about the concept of experimental probability and apply it to coins, dice, a deck of cards, and even real world scenarios.

Probability of Independent and Dependent Events

4. 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.

Probability of Compound Events: Definition & Examples

5. Probability of Compound Events: Definition & Examples

Determining the probability of compound events involves finding the probability of each event and then determining how to combine them. This lesson will give you the tools to find the probability and finish with a quiz to cement your knowledge.

Mutually Exclusive Events & Non-Mutually Exclusive Events

6. Mutually Exclusive Events & Non-Mutually Exclusive Events

In this lesson, we look at the ideas of mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events. As we will learn, just because two events are non-mutually exclusive events are possible, that doesn't make them likely.

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