Numb3rs: Calculating the Outcome of a Coin Toss
  • Math → Probability → Calculating Probability

Charlie explains how it is possible to calculate, with some accuracy, the result of something as seemingly random as a coin toss using probability.

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    Understand that the probability of a chance event is a number between 0 and 1 that expresses the lik...
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    Approximate the probability of a chance event by collecting data on the chance process that produces...
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    Develop a probability model (which may not be uniform) by observing frequencies in data generated fr...
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    Recognize and explain the concepts of conditional probability and independence in everyday language...

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