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Drawing One and Two Playing Cards With Replacement

Drawing One and Two Playing Cards With Replacement

This activity, created by faculty members at the University of Virginia, uses Microsoft Excel and a deck of playing cards to gain experience with probability concepts. Students will discuss independent events, sample spaces, equally likely probabilities, probability of the intersection of two independent events, probability of the union of two events, percentages, and complements of given events within the context of these simulations. The Excel file and handouts are provided.

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