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Classify the following statement as an example of classical, empirical, or subjective probability.
Jane tosses a coin 50 times and gets heads 28 times.
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Classify the following statement as an example of classical, empirical, or subjective probability.
After watching the students in the hallway between classes your Math teacher states that about 15% of the students are in violation of the dress code.
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Empirical
Subjective
Classify the following statement as an example of classical, empirical, or subjective probability.
Sally needs to roll a four to win the game of Candy Land and has a 1/12 chance of winning on the next roll.
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Empirical
Subjective
Classify the following statement as an example of classical, empirical, or subjective probability.
Maria chooses a chip out of a box of red and blue chips 25 times and replaces the chip each time after drawing one. She draws a red chip 6 times.
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Empirical
Subjective
Classify the following statement as an example of classical, empirical, or subjective probability.
The probability of drawing a King out of a standard deck of playing cards is 1 out of 13.
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Subjective
Classify the following statement as an example of classical, empirical, or subjective probability.
After grading the first chapter test the teacher stated that if grades did not get better about 1 out of every 4 students would not pass the class.
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Empirical
Subjective
What describes classical probability?
Probability that can be calculated using theory, like flipping a coin, drawing a card, or rolling a die.
Probability that can be calculated once an experiment has been done that has provided resulting data.
Probability that can be calculated using someone's educated guess based on previous observations or future estimations.
What describes empirical probability?
Probability that can be calculated using theory, like flipping a coin, drawing a card, or rolling a die.
Probability that can be calculated once an experiment has been done that has provided resulting data.
Probability that can be calculated using someone's educated guess based on previous observations or future estimations.
What describes subjective probability?
Probability that can be calculated using theory, like flipping a coin, drawing a card, or rolling a die.
Probability that can be calculated once an experiment has been done that has provided resulting data.
Probability that can be calculated using someone's educated guess based on previous observations or future estimations.
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