In this math learning exercise, students investigate the concept of using combinations. They compare this with permutations where a different order of the same set of objects is counted separately for the outcome.
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Using Permutations and Combinations to Compute Probabilities
Now that we know about permutations and combinations, we can finally solve probability problems. The fourth installment of a 21-part module has future mathematicians analyzing word problems to determine whether permutations or...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Permutations and Combinations
Counting is not all it adds up to be — sometimes it involves multiplying. The lesson introduces permutations and combinations as ways of counting, depending upon whether order is important. Pupils learn about factorials and the formulas...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Linear Combinations, Span, and Basis Vectors | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 2
What does it mean for two vectors to be linearly independent? The resource presents the basics of basis vectors and linear combinations. The third video in the 15-part series provides a definition of linear independence in terms of the...
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Conditional Probability and Combinations
Taking many of the concepts he has covered in the last few videos, including probability, combinations, and conditional probability, Sal uses the example of fair and unfair coins in a bag to show various probability problems. Students...
17 mins 7th - 11th Math
How Do You Find a Number of Combinations Using the Fundamental Counting Principle?
What is the Fundamental Counting Principle? Have you ever come across word problems that give you a bunch of options and you are asked to figure out the number of possible combinations? Well, if you know how to use the Fundamental...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math