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Probability -- Elementary Probability

Statistical Topic Classifications
Counting Methods for Probability (20)
General Rules (132)
Random Variables (47)
Sample Space and Sets (32)

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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
View Resource Cartoon: Sleep Clinic

A cartoon that might be used at the beginning of a term to joke about student expectations for a statistics course. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=259
View Resource Cartoon: The Lottery

A cartoon to teach ideas of elementary probability. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=250
View Resource Cartoon: The Simple Experiment

A cartoon that might be used when presenting a coin flip as a canonic example of a simple experiment in introducing probability concepts. The cartoon is #16 in the "Life in Research" series at www.vadio.com. Free to use with attribution in the classroom or on course websites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=375
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