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Probability and Odds

Probability and Odds

Author: Christine Glieden

To learn how to find the theoretical probability of an event and the odds of an event. Also, to learn what experimental probability is.

Learn new terms such as: theoretical probability, experimental probability, odds in favor and odds against. Learn equations for all the new terms as well.

Picture:, July 19th, 2010

Larson, Ron; Buswell, Laurie; Kanold, Timothy D.; Stiff, Lee; "Algebra 1: Teachers Edition" 2001

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This slideshow has examples of theoretical, odds against, and odds in favor

Experimental Probability: Rolling a Die

This video will go through the experimental probability. There are a few examples on the last two slide and the other slides are the results that I rolled.