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What does P mean?

Pick (permutation)
order matters! 

What does C mean?

Choose (combinations)
order does not matter! 

When do you multiply the events by each other?

If the first event can happen x ways and the second event can happen y ways, then both events can happen in the order given x times y ways.


what does "!" mean?

Factorial, it is used when things are repeated or identical.


How do you calculate the probability of a fraction?

probability of an event=
# of ways that the event can occur ____________________ # of all possible outcomes 

What is the Bernoulli experiment?

exactly two possible outcomes
one success, one failure fixed # of trials trials are independent the probability of each outcome is the same for each trial. 

what values must be considered?

N= Number of trials
R= How many times it must be successful F= # of failures S= # of successes 

How do you do Binomial expansion?

IE: (m+2)^3
there will be 4 terms, (One more than the exponent) where a= M and b= 2 start at zero (3choose 0..1..2..3) then multiply everything 

one more time! what does P mean?

pick, permutation, or exact position


one more time! what does C mean?

choose, combination, or committee
