These lessons cover 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
- Interpret conditional probabilities and independence in
- Practice representing conditional probabilities using tree
Common Core: HSS-CP.A.5
Conditional Probability (Bayes' Theorem)
Conditional probability (Bayes Theorem) introduced by growing
trimmed trees. Understand why evidence alters our confidence of
Conditional Probability & Tree Diagrams
Conditional Probability with a Tree Diagram
This is an example of a typical tree diagram problem involving
conditional probability. It also reviews the idea of a false
positive and a false negative.
Tree Diagram and Conditional Probability Example
In this video, we look at how to use tree diagrams to solve
conditional probability questions. We use a few examples to solve
some worded conditional probability problems that will require us to
draw tree diagrams.
Combining Conditional Probability and Tree Diagrams
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