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Level 8 - NCEA Level 3

Identifying Independent and Dependent Events

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In a family with $5$5 children, all girls, what is the probability that the next child they have will be a boy?

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A coin is tossed 600 times.

A die is rolled 358 times.

A person runs a marathon, and then falls ill from exhaustion. Are the events independent or dependent?



Investigate situations that involve elements of chance: A calculating probabilities of independent, combined, and conditional events B calculating and interpreting expected values and standard deviations of discrete random variables C applying distributions such as the Poisson, binomial, and normal


Apply probability concepts in solving problems

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