Ch 12: Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 12: Data Analysis & Probability

About This Chapter

The Data Analysis & Probability chapter of this Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with data analysis and probability. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Data Analysis & Probability textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Prentice Hall Data Analysis & Probability chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the data analysis and probability topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • Relative frequency tables
  • The process of creating dot plots
  • The interpretation of histograms
  • The creation of box plots
  • Constructing graphs from data
  • The fundamental counting principle
  • Theoretical probability
  • Finding the probability of dependent and independent events
  • Calculating the probability of permutations and combinations
  • Experimental probability
  • Random sampling

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10 Lessons in Chapter 12: Prentice Hall Pre-Algebra Chapter 12: Data Analysis & Probability
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Frequency & Relative Frequency Tables: Definition & Examples

1. Frequency & Relative Frequency Tables: Definition & Examples

Frequency and relative frequency tables are a good way to visualize information. This is especially useful for information that is grouped into categories where you are looking for popularity or mode.

Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

2. Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

Dot plots are a visual way to display the frequency distribution in a data set. In this lesson, you will learn how to construct a dot plot and understand its uses.

Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples

3. Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples

Creating histograms can help you easily identify and interpret data. This lesson will give you several examples to better understand histograms and how to create them.

Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples

4. Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples

Box plots are an essential tool in statistical analysis. This lesson will help you create a box plot and understand its meaning. When you are finished, test your understanding with a short quiz!

How to Construct Graphs from Data

5. How to Construct Graphs from Data

This video describes how to create a line graph and explains the four main parts that graphs need to contain: 1. previously collected data, 2. picture representations, 3. use of the correct graph type, and 4. labels. This lesson also covers dependent and independent variables.

How to Use the Fundamental Counting Principle

6. How to Use the Fundamental Counting Principle

There are many situations in which you will have to make several decisions simultaneously. The fundamental counting principle will help you determine how many different possible outcomes there are when you have to make multiple simultaneous decisions.

Probability of Independent and Dependent Events

7. 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.

How to Calculate the Probability of Permutations

8. 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.

How to Calculate the Probability of Combinations

9. How to Calculate the Probability of Combinations

To calculate the probability of a combination, you will need to consider the number of favorable outcomes over the number of total outcomes. Combinations are used to calculate events where order does not matter. In this lesson, we will explore the connection between these two essential topics.

What is Random Sampling? - Definition, Conditions & Measures

10. What is Random Sampling? - Definition, Conditions & Measures

Random sampling is used in many research scenarios. In this lesson, you will learn how to use random sampling and find out the benefits and risks of using random samples.

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