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1

Fundamental counting principle
- how to calculate?

Choose one item from group a group of “M” items, and a second item from group of “N” items, then total number of choices is M•N.
(Same as M X N)

2

What is found by using the fundamental counting principle?

Counting possible outcomes

3

Permutation

Occurs when no item is used more than once and the order of arrangement makes a difference.

4

Combinations

Occurs when no item is used more than once and the order of items makes no difference.

5

Sample space

The set of all possible outcomes of an Experiment

6

Event

Any subset of a sample space. For example the Event of landing tails up when a coin is tossed.