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Strand: STATISTICS - Conditional Probability and the Rules of Probability (S.CP)

Understand independence and conditional probability and use them to interpret data (Standards S.CP.1, 45). Use the rules of probability to compute probabilities of compound events in a uniform probability model (Standard S.CP.6).

Standard S.CP.5

Recognize and explain the concepts of conditional probability and independence in everyday language and everyday situations. For example, compare the chance of having lung cancer if you are a smoker with the chance of being a smoker if you have lung cancer.


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