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This activity uses Microsoft Excel and a deck of playing cards to gain experience with probability concepts. Students will discuss independent events, sample spaces, equally likely probabilities, probability of the intersection of two independent events, probability of the union of two events, percentages, and complements of given events within the context of these simulations. The Excel file and handouts are provided.
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Date Of Record Creation 2005-09-13 11:56:00
Date Last Modified 2006-06-02 09:17:00
Date Of Record Release 2005-09-13 11:56:00
Source What are the Odds?
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Author Name R.Annis, M.Blundin, E.Greiling, G.Layman, A.Roussy, S.Shirack, S.Harper, M.Timmerman
Author Organization University of Virginia
Technical Requirements Microsoft Excel
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Statistical Topic
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Math Level

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