May 20, 2015

In this Youtube video mattemath reviews the basic multiplication rule for compound probabilities involving "and statements" that denote sequential events. He discusses the need for a modified form of the formula for dependent events, since the first event could affect the second event.

- Mathematics > General
- Mathematics > Geometry

- Grade 9
- Grade 10

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

Model with mathematics.

Use appropriate tools strategically.

Attend to precision.

(+) Apply the general Multiplication Rule in a uniform probability model, P(A and B) = P(A)P(B|A) = P(B)P(A|B), and interpret the answer in terms of the model.