Maple worksheets on sets, counting and probability |

Elementary mathematics topics:

- Getting started with Maple
- Enhancing Maple's colours
- Illustrating fractions
- Fractals
- Geometry
- Algebra and trigonometry
- Sets, counting and probability
- Miscellaneous worksheets

The following Maple worksheets can be downloaded.

They are all compatible with

Classic Worksheet Maple 10.

An introduction to counting methods- count.mws

- The multiplication principle
- Arrangement of n things in a line
- General permutations of r objects taken from n
- Selections or combinations

An introduction to probability by simulation using random numbers- prob.mws

- Random numbers using:
randandrand(n..m)- Simulation of flipping a coin:
flipcoin.- Rolling two dice and adding the two numbers
- Sample spaces for probability experiments
- Events and definition of probability
- More experiments with two dice

Sets and the addition formula for probabilities- sets.mws

- Sets
- The union and intersection of sets
- Complementation
- Disjoint sets and mutually exclusive events
- The addition formula for probabilities
- An example involving rolling two dice

Complete permutations- cpltperm.mws

- The letterbox problem - simple cases
- An inductive formula for the number L(k) of complete permutations
- A simpler inductive formula for L(k)
- The limiting value of the probability of a complete permutation
- Simulations for the experimental probability of complete permutations
- The inclusion-exclusion principle
- Using the inclusion-exclusion principle to obtain a formula for L(k)
- A procedure for constructing pictorial representations of complete permutations