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Unformatted text preview: Math 120 SP08 Test #3 Review: 7.1 7.6 Brodnick 7.1: Sample Spaces & Events *sample space for an experiment is the set of all possible outcomes (usually called S ) *an event is a subset of the sample space *union of two events E and F contains the outcomes in E or F , or both ( F E ) *intersection of two events E and F contains the outcomes in both E and F ( F E ) *complement of an event E contains the outcomes in S that are not in E ( E ) *translating from mathematical symbols to English, and vice-versa * = F E means that E and F are mutually exclusive, or disjoint (cant happen at the same time) 7.2: Estimated & Theoretical Probability *estimated probability is based on data obtained from actually doing an experiment * size sample or trials of # of frequency ) ( E E P = *estimated probability distribution: collection of all of the outcomes and their probabilities (in a table) *theoretical probability is the actual probability based on intuition and knowledge of experiments based on what you expect...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MAT 120 taught by Professor Brodnick during the Spring '08 term at Illinois State.
- Spring '08