Section 8.7 Probability

Before Starting this Section, Review

  1. 1 Set notation (Section P.1 , page 3)

  2. 2 Fundamental Counting Principle (Section 8.6 , page 767)

  3. 3 Permutations (Section 8.6 , page 769)

  4. 4 Combinations (Section 8.6 , page 771)

Objectives

  1. 1 Find the probability of an event.

  2. 2 Use the Additive Rule for finding probabilities.

  3. 3 Find the probability of mutually exclusive events.

  4. 4 Find the probability of the complement of an event.

  5. 5 Find experimental probabilities.

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