# SOCR Events July2008 C6 S1

From SOCR

## Contents

- 1 SOCR CensusAtSchool International Workshop - ABasic concepts of probability
- 1.1 Distinguish between permutations and combinations and identify situations in which each is appropriate
- 1.2 Calculate probabilities using permutations and combinations to count events
- 1.3 Compute conditional and unconditional probabilities in various ways, including by definitions, the general multiplication rule, and probability trees
- 1.4 Define simple discrete random variables

- 2 References

## SOCR CensusAtSchool International Workshop - ABasic concepts of probability

### Distinguish between permutations and combinations and identify situations in which each is appropriate

### Calculate probabilities using permutations and combinations to count events

### Compute conditional and unconditional probabilities in various ways, including by definitions, the general multiplication rule, and probability trees

- Compute exactly and empirically the probability of success of winning in the Monty Hall Experiment. You can also play the Monty Hall Interactive Game. These provide a nice illustration of conditional probabilities.

### Define simple discrete random variables

## References

- Interactive Statistics Education EBook
- SOCR Home page: http://www.socr.ucla.edu

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