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Probability Distributions in the Real World

Socially-based Curriculum Unit

This unit was created for MDM4U, Mathematics of Data Management. Continuous probability distributions are extremely useful when modeling real world situations for random variables.  Students will gain experience using the normal and exponential (Pareto) probability models applied to contemporary social issues in the real world.  Students will gain an appreciation of how these models are derived and will use a variety of methods to calculate probability of various events occurring based on these models.

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