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Prize Winner, Part 1

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You will use your Algebra II Journal opens in new window on this page.

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The conditional probability probability of B given A  is generally not equal to the probability probability of B. This is because the occurrence of event A affects how event B will occur. It may be that event A causes fewer possible outcomes for event B, as in the balloon game.

journal icon Algebra II Journal: Reflection 2

Respond to the following question in your Algebra II Journal opens in new window and submit to your teacher.

Design a game that Khalid, Justyce, Andrew, Marissa and Allyson can use at the community fair.

  • Design the game such that the gamer must complete two dependent events in order to win a prize. Justify that the events are dependent by calculating at least two different conditional probabilities.

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