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TECEP Principles of Statistics: Probability - Chapter Summary
Use this collection of lessons to practice solving the types of probability questions you'll encounter on the TECEP Principles of Statistics exam. Inside the chapter, you'll find lessons that cover important probability terms, rules and events. These lessons will help you strengthen the following skills:
- Calculating the probability simple, compound, complementary, independent and dependent events
- Finding simple conditional probabilities
- Defining the addition rule and multiplication rule of probability
Our expert math instructors walk you through the steps needed to solve a variety of probability problems. After completing a lesson, you can take an accompanying self-assessment quiz to practice what you've learned. To make your studying experience flexible and convenient, we've made these lessons available to study 24/7 and accessible on any computer or mobile device.
1. Probability of Simple, Compound and Complementary Events
Simple, compound, and complementary events are different types of probabilities. Each of these probabilities are calculated in a slightly different fashion. In this lesson, we will look at some real world examples of these different forms of probability.
2. 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.
3. How to Calculate Simple Conditional Probabilities
Conditional probability, just like it sounds, is a probability that happens on the condition of a previous event occurring. To calculate conditional probabilities, we must first consider the effects of the previous event on the current event.
4. The Addition Rule of Probability: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn the differences between mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events and how to find the probabilities of each using the Addition Rule of Probability.
5. The Multiplication Rule of Probability: Definition & Examples
The Multiplication Rule of Probability is a concept you will use frequently when solving probability equations. In this lesson, learn the two different scenarios in which you will use the multiplication rule of probability.
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Other chapters within the TECEP Principles of Statistics: Study Guide & Test Prep course
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Measurement
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Summarizing Data
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Central Tendency & Variability
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Probability Distributions
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Correlation
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Regression
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Population, Samples & Probability
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Hypothesis Testing & Estimation
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: t-Tests
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: ANOVA
- TECEP Principles of Statistics: Chi-Square Test
- TECEP Principles of Statistics Flashcards