These blank templates are perfect for tracing cause and effect or charting decision outcomes.

Start from a root cause, argument, position, character, etc., and trace all of the relationships, examples, and potential results that stem from it using these tree diagram graphic organizers. These blank templates are offered in multiple configurations, so no matter how simple or complex the relationships you are charting, you are sure to find one that fits your needs. These are similar to the Relationship Chain templates, but offer space for multiple outcomes rather than a strict 1-to-1 succession.

Note: These charts make excellent companion sheets when used in conjunction with the Decision Making, Cause and Effect, or Cycle sheets located elsewhere on this site.

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Printable Tree Diagram Graphic Organizers

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1 Branch Worksheet

Tree Diagram- 1 Branch

This template begins with one central subject, and offers two outcomes.

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2 Branches Worksheet

Tree Diagram- 2 Branches

This template begins with one central subject, and offers two results, each with two more results.

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3 Branches Worksheet

Tree Diagram- 3 Branches

This sheet begins with a core subject, with two products, each with two more results, each with two more outcomes.

6 Branches Worksheet

Tree Diagram- 6 Branches

Start with a central premise, and work through the relationships for an ending total of 12 possible outcomes.

What is a Tree Diagram?

A tree diagram is a new management planning tool that shows the hierarchy of activities and subtasks required to achieve a goal. These charts is divided further into more from a single branch, each of which divides into two or more, and so on. With a trunk and several branches, the final diagram resembles a tree.

It's a technique for breaking down broad categories into smaller and finer degrees of detail. Creating a visual like this it allows you to shift your thoughts from generalities to particular in a step-by-step manner. It is also known as a hierarchy diagram, analytical tree, or tree analysis.

How to Use a Tree Diagram?

The idea behind a these graphic oragnizers is to start with the whole thing, or one, on the left side. When there are several alternative outcomes, the probability in that branch is then broken down into small branches that are even smaller.

The graphic begins with a single node and branches out to other nodes that represent mutually incompatible decisions or events. The investigation will start with the first blank node. Apart from that, other decisions also occur due to the secondary nodes, continuing to the third level of nodes until a conclusion is achieved.

A tree diagram allows a user to start at one point and pursue a route down the tree's branches by making mutually incompatible decisions or experiencing mutually exclusive experiences. Once you've assigned the correct values to each node, using these types of charts is straightforward.

A probability must be assigned to chance nodes, which represent alternative outcomes. Answer nodes, such as "no," or "yes," must come after decision nodes, posing a question. A node is frequently coupled with a value, such as a cost or a reward. They give a strategic response thanks to a combination of cost and probability. This is the reason why a decision tree can be used to simulate the price of a put or call option in finance.

They also have a great deal of application and use in mathematics, notably in probability theory, to aid in the calculation and visualization of probabilities. At the end of each branch in these organizers, you'll find the consequence of a certain event.

Within tree diagrams, there are often two sorts of occurrences portrayed. Independent events are two occurrences where the occurrence of one event has no effect on the occurrence or likelihood of other events, and their chance of occurrence is not reliant on or influenced by the occurrence of other events, according to statistics and probability theory.

Conditional probabilities are sometimes known as "dependent events." The possibility of an event occurring is known as conditional probability. Conditional probabilities are sometimes known as "dependent events." Probability with Conditions also means that any likelihood that an event will occur due to a previous event is known as conditional probability. One of the most fundamental concepts is the generally increased likelihood of an event due to the previous action. Conditional (dependent) events, on the other hand, generally only happen if/when other events happen.

Other Uses

They are employed in strategic decision-making, corporate valuations, and probability estimates, among other things. Specific the price of the underlying securities at a given point in time, we can use a decision tree to represent the price of a put or call option in finance.

Decision trees are increasingly being employed in the design of fintech algorithms and the user experience of fintech apps. One use of decision trees is determining an appropriate investment plan for a new robo-advisor user based on an onboarding questionnaire.