E-5: Discovering Compound Theoretical Probability Through Experiments

Guided Practice:

Below I have included all of the individual probabilities for the experiments you conducted in Section E-3 and Section E-4.  See if you can find a relationship between the individual theoretical probabilities and the final experimental compound probability (the video will help, or perhaps give the answer away 🙂 )

Copy the chart and see if you can fill in the final column:

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Practice Problems:

Now let’s practice what we learned in the Guided Practice (above) and the video (above) to find the theoretical compound probability of the following events by using the Fundamental Counting Principle.

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