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# Review Questions

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## Explain the idea that probability exists on a continuum. What are the numbers at either end of the continuum and what do they represent?

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## Explain what is meant by the statement "Chance has no memory."

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## Describe the difference between experimental probability and theoretical probability. Will these ever be the same? Which is the "correct" probability?

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## What are the advantages of having students conduct experiments even before they attempt to figure out a theoretical probability?

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## The three outcomes of an experiment have probabilities of 1/3, 1/6, 1/2. Describe how you could use a random number generator on a calculator or computer to simulate these probabilities.

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