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Probability -- Elementary Probability

Statistical Topic Classifications
Counting Methods for Probability (12)
General Rules (108)
Random Variables (34)
Sample Space and Sets (22)

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View Resource Buffon's Needle

This is a "Building Block" for the Buffon Needle problem. The source code and compile code are included as well as separate files for each. Users able to test the applet to determine if it meets their needs.

http://www.math.csusb.edu/faculty/stanton/probstat/buffon.ht...
View Resource Building a Probability Tree

This applet simulates a probability tree diagram. Step 1: Click inside the appropriate box on the desired level to build the tree. Step 2: Click on "Set Probabilities" at the top. Step 3. When you enter the respective probabilities, you must hit the ENTER key after each one. Step 4: Once all of the probabilities have been set (they should be blue), click "Final Tree" Step 5: Click...

http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~susan/surprise/ProbabilityTree...
View Resource CareerCast List of 10 Best Jobs of 2010

This site includes the 10 best jobs (identified by CareerCast) of 2010. Statistician makes the list, as does Actuary.

http://www.careercast.com/jobs/content/ten-best-jobs-2010-jo...
View Resource Cartoon: Conditional Risk

A cartoon suitable for use in teaching ideas about independence and conditional probability. The cartoon is number 795 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=403
View Resource Cartoon: Meaning of Random

A cartoon suitable for use in teaching the difference between how the word random is used in probability compared to some uses in everyday parlance. The cartoon is number 1210 from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=468
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