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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Understand and use mutually exclusive and independent events when calculating probabilities. Link to discrete and continuous distributions".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Probability Basic probability questions in an online exercise.
- Snail Race A race between 12 snails. Which snail is most likely to win? This is the students' version of the race simulation.
- Tree Diagrams Calculate the probability of independent and dependent combined events using tree diagrams.
- Two Dice Possibility Space An interactive visual aid showing the possibility space obtained when throwing two dice
- Venn Diagram Place each of the numbers 1 to 16 on the correct regions on the Venn diagram.
- Venn Diagram Pairs The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of Venn diagrams.
- Venn Matching Game Match the sets statement with the equivalent Venn diagram. A drag and drop self marking exercise.
- Venn Paint Flood fill the regions of the Venn diagrams according to the given statements.
- Venn Totals Practise reading and creating Venn diagrams containing two and three sets and the number of elements in those sets.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*If the universal set is the set of even numbers less than 30 and:*" ... more - "
*A driving test has two sections, practical(p) and theory(t). One day everyone who took the test passed at least one section. 77% passed the practical section and 81% passed the theory section.*" ... more - "
*The Venn diagram represents a collection of 40 books on sale in an online store.*" ... more - "
*A box contains only green and yellow crayons.*" ... more - "
*Lisa's nephew Sean has two boxes containing plastic building bricks.*" ... more - "
*Twenty nine children went to a zoo to photograph some animals. The numbers of children who photographed Lions(L), Monkeys(M) and Zebras (Z) are given as follows:*" ... more - "
*Let \(J\) and \(T\) be independent events, where \(P(J)=0.4\) and \(P(T)=0.7\).*" ... more - "
*When the arrow is spun once on this spinner, a 1 or a 2 or a 3 can be scored depending on the colour the arrow lands on.*" ... more

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