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Ch 15: Probability & Statistics

About This Chapter

Our engaging video lessons introduce your elementary school students to the concepts of probability and statistics. Lesson quizzes and the chapter exam provide you with additional evaluative resources.

Probability & Statistics - Chapter Summary

Use our short, entertaining video lessons to help introduce your elementary school students to statistics and probability. Our instructors will define the elements of probability and explain the basic formula used to determine the probability of an event. Your students will learn the difference between dependent and independent events and mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events. They will explore combinations and permutations and learn to calculate mean, median, mode and range. At the conclusion of each lesson there is a short, multiple-choice quiz you can use to assess your students' grasp of each new concept, and you can use the chapter test as an additional means to evaluate their understanding of probability and statistics.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Introduction to ProbabilityInstructors define the essential elements of probability and explain the formula for finding the probability of an event.
Probability of Independent and Dependent EventsThis lesson compares independent and dependent events and teaches students to calculate their probabilities.
Experimental ProbabilityStudents explore how to predict the outcome of an experiment using dice and spinners.
Probability of Compound EventsStudents determine the probability of the occurrence of multiple events and look at some examples.
Mutually Exclusive Events and Non-mutually Exclusive EventsInstructors will explain the difference between mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events and teach students how to determine whether two events are mutually or non-mutually exclusive.
Math Combinations: Formula and Example ProblemsThis lesson explains the purpose of combinations and permutations when counting, shows students an example using combination to choose select items from a group and will help them understand the difference between the two.
How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode and RangeStudents will learn to perform the statistical calculations of mean, median, mode and range.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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