College Mathematics/Counting and Probability

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Counting and Probability

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for the counting and probability portion of CLEP College Mathematics include:[1]

  • Counting problems: the multiplication rule, combinations, and permutations
  • Probability: union, intersection, independent events, mutually exclusive events, complementary events, conditional probabilities, and expected value
  • Applications

Readings[edit]

  1. Wikipedia: Counting
  2. Wikipedia: Probability

Multimedia[edit]

Activities[edit]

  1. Review the following MathsIsFun resources and complete the questions at the bottom of each page:
    • Counting
    1. The Basic Counting Principle
    2. Combinations and Permutations
    • Probability
    1. Probability
    2. Probability: Types of Events
    3. Probability: Independent Events
    4. Mutually Exclusive Events
    5. Probability: Complement
    6. Conditional Probability
  2. Complete the following West Texas A&M University tutorials:
    1. Combinations
    2. Permutation

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