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# Algebra Ch#14

### Glencoe Algebra Chapter #14

Question | Definition |
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COMBINATION | AN ARRANGEMENT OR LISTING IN WHICH ORDER IS NOT IMPORTANT. |

COMPOUND EVENTS | TWO OR MORE SIMPLE EVENTS. |

DEPENDENT EVENTS | TWO OR MORE EVENTS IN WHICH THE OUTCOME OF ONE EVENT AFFECTS THE OUTCOME OF THE OTHER EVENTS. |

EMPIRICAL STUDIES | PERFORMING EXPERIMENTS REPEATEDLY, COLLECTING AND COMBINING DATA, AND ANALYZING THE RESULTS. |

EVENT | ANY COLLECTION OF ONE OR MORE OUTCOMES IN THE SAMPLE SPACE. |

EXPERIMENTAL PROBABILITY | WHAT ACTUALLY OCCURS WHEN CONDUCTING A PROBABILITY EXPERIMENT, OR THE RATIO OF RELATIVE FREQUENCY TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF EVENTS OR TRIALS. |

FACTORIAL | THE EXPRESSION N!WHERE N IS GREATER THAN ZERO IS THE PRODUCT OF ALL POSITIVE INTEGERS BEGINNING WITH N AND COUNTING BACK TO 1. |

FUNDAMENTAL COUNTING PRINCIPLE | IF AN EVENT M CAN OCCUR IN m WAYS AND IS FOLLOWED BY EVENT N THAT CAN OCCUR IN n WAYS, THEN THE EVENT M FOLLOWED BY THE EVENT N CAN OCCUR IN M*N WAYS. |

INCLUSIVE | TWO EVENTS THAT CAN OCCUR AT THE SAME TIME. |

INDEPENDENT EVENTS | TWO OR MORE EVENTS IN WHICH THE OUTCOME OF ONE EVENT DOES NOT AFFECT THE OUTCOME OF THE OTHER EVENTS. |

MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE | EVENTS THAT CANNOT OCCUR AT THE SAME TIME. |

PERMUTATION | AN ARRANGEMENT OR LISTING IN WHICH ORDER IS IMPORTANT. |

PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION | THE PROBABILITY OF EVERY POSSIBLE VALUE OF THE RANDOM VARIABLE X. |

PROBABILITY HISTOGRAM | A WAY TO GIVE THE PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION FOR A RANDOM VARIABLE AND OBTAIN OTHER DATA |

RELATIVE FREQUENCY | THE NUMBER OF TIMES AN OUTCOME OCCURRED IN A PROBABILITY EXPERIMENT. |

SAMPLE SPACE | THE LIST OF ALL POSSIBLE OUTCOMES. |

SIMULATION | USING AN OBJECT TO ACT OUT AN EVENT THAT WOULD BE DIFFICULT OR IMPRACTICAL TO PERFORM. |

THEORETICAL POBABILITY | WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN IN A PROBABILITY EXPERIMENT. |

TREE DIAGRAM | A DIAGRAM USED TO SHOW THE TOTAL NUMBER OF POSSIBLE OUTCOMES. |