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Ch 42: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Application & Representation

About This Chapter

If you are looking for study guides on application and representation in order to prepare for the math section of the Michigan Merit Exam, you've come to the right site! The brief video lessons and quizzes will help you get practice answering similar questions to the ones you'll see on exam day.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Application & Representation - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter can be used to refresh your memory of the purpose of Venn diagrams and the ways in which they are used. Our quizzes can be used to evaluate your understanding of various concepts like math combinations. Together, our interesting video lessons and quizzes will help you recall and reinforce your knowledge of the following areas:

  • Independence and conditional probability
  • Tree diagrams and Venn diagrams
  • Formulas for math combinations
  • Calculations of permutations and their probability

If you need to re-watch specific parts of the video lessons, you can use the timeline to go directly to them. You can also watch the portions of the videos that address the correct answers to your quiz questions if you miss any. Our experts and instructors are available to help you if you have any questions.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Application & Representation Objectives

The study lessons and quizzes in this chapter correspond to the Statistics and Probability section. One of four sections of the Michigan Merit Exam, the paper-based test contains approximately 25 multiple-choice questions. Please keep in mind that you may be asked to determine the probability of different situations, utilizing different methods like Venn diagrams, and apply them to real-life circumstances.

6 Lessons in Chapter 42: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Application & Representation
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Applying Conditional Probability & Independence to Real Life Situations

1. Applying Conditional Probability & Independence to Real Life Situations

It can be really confusing learning how to apply conditional and independent probability to real-life situations. This lesson focuses on several examples and practice problems to help you learn how to find conditional probability.

Tree Diagrams in Math: Definition & Examples

2. Tree Diagrams in Math: Definition & Examples

Explore what a tree diagram is and how to use it to organize information and answer questions about various outcomes of a particular event in this lesson. See how to create a tree diagram through multiple examples and a detailed explanation.

Venn Diagrams: Subset, Disjoint, Overlap, Intersection & Union

3. Venn Diagrams: Subset, Disjoint, Overlap, Intersection & Union

The Venn diagram was introduced by John Venn. Yes, the Venn diagram is named after a real person! His idea was to show sets in terms of pictures. The Venn diagram is now used in many fields, including mathematics. Let's take a look at John Venn's idea.

Math Combinations: Formula and Example Problems

4. 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.

How to Calculate a Permutation

5. 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.

How to Calculate the Probability of Permutations

6. How to Calculate the Probability of Permutations

In this lesson, you will learn how to calculate the probability of a permutation by analyzing a real-world example in which the order of the events does matter. We'll also review what a factorial is. We will then go over some examples for practice.

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