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Three Shots

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To foul or not to foul, that is the basketball question. High schoolers look at the probability that fouling out a player and allowing free throws yields a better outcome than allowing the original shot. The resource provides a teacher's...
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Series Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Save an infinite amount of time and enjoy this pre-made series formula guide. Arithmetic and geometric formulas are all included as well as Pascal's Triangle and examples of how the Binomial Theorem expands. 
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How Many Ways Can You Arrange a Deck of Cards?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Entertain and grab your learners' attention with a short video clip that engagingly teaches the concept of a permutation and how a factorial is a wonderful shortcut for theoretical probability calculations.
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Modeling Conditional Probabilities 1: Lucky Dip

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Check out this detailed lesson plan on conditional probability!  Learners work individually and also collaboratively to analyze the fairness of a game and justify their reasoning. it includes detailed notes and many helpful suggestions...
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Introductory Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Statistically speaking, the content covers several grades. Featuring all of the statistics typically covered in a college-level Statistics course, the expansive content spans from sixth grade on up to high school. Material comes from a...
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College Algebra

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there more to college algebra than this? Even though the eBook is designed for a college algebra course, there are several topics that align to Algebra II or Pre-calculus courses. Topics begin with linear equation and inequalities,...
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Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
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Perfect Ten

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many ways can you make 10? Class members tackle three problems to find all possible ways three numbers add to be 10. The first is with positive integers, secondly with non-negative integers, and finally with real numbers. Pupils also...
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War: Crash Course Statistics #42

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the statistics war. The 42nd video in the Crash Course Statistics series introduces how statistics have proven valuable during wartime. The resource covers the use of statistics in breaking the German code, finding U-boats, and...
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Safe Cracking

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How long would it take to break into a safe by testing every possible combination of codes? Pupils view a video clip of this happening and must determine the total amount of time before success. They measure how long each step takes, add...
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Spinner

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Go round and round to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities. Learners set the number of sectors and the number of spins for a spinner. Then, a table displays the experimental and theoretical probabilities of the spinner for...
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Marbles

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Grab some marbles from a bag. The applet simulates drawing marbles from a bag. Pupils determine the number of four colors of marbles in a bag and how many marbles to draw. Using information on whether order matters in the draw and if...
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Dice Table

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Convert a table to probabilities. Pupils set up the winning rules for the sums of two dice. Using the rules, the applet fills out a table showing the winners for each combination. Learners determine the probabilities of winning for each...
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Permutations and Combinations Compared: Ice Cream Bar

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning math from an ice cream shop—what a tasty treat! Individuals use an interactive to list all possibilities for a double-scoop ice cream. Along the way, they learn to distinguish between permutations and computations.
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Permutations and Combinations Compared: Colored Candies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a sweet resource on sample spaces. An enticing interactive allows users to list all possibilities for the flavors of candy given to a friend. Scholars must also determine whether permutations or combinations are more appropriate...
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Permutations: Podiums

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add a winning resource to your library. A self-paced interactive has users create a sample space for all possibilities of arranging first- and second-place winners on a podium. The results lead to the realization that permutations and...
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Combination Problems: Friends at a Party

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Friend or stranger? Can there be less than three in a group? The interactive asks learners to prove that for seven people at a party, at least three of them are either mutual friends or mutual strangers. Pupils determine the number of...
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Combinations: Making the Team

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine how many three-player teams you can make from five players. Pupils drag dots representing players to create a list of teams they can form with a limited number of players. They then find out the number of teams one individual...
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Permutations with Repetition: Permutations and Repetition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's in a name? An interactive asks users to find the number of ways to arrange the letters in the word DAD and MOM. Pupils use the interactive to arrange the letters but restrict the permutations to be unique for MOM and answer...
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Real-Life Math | Baseball

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The math in baseball is more than just batting averages. The Assistant General Manager of the Diamondbacks shows the numerous ways the management uses baseball math. The class participates in an activity to simulate batting averages and...
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Cubism

For Students K - 12th Standards
If cubism were a religion, would you follow it? Lower-level tasks focus primarily on counting the number cubes in a structure and relating the number to surface area. As learners progress to higher-level tasks, isometric drawings and...
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Permutations and Combinations

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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MasterMind

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Knowledge of statistics and probability can increase your advantage when playing games. The activity asks learners to analyze the game of MasterMind to determine the number of possible codes. They also examine different variations of the...
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Pizza Toppings

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils work with a pizza shop's menu to determine the total number of pizzas possible from their ingredient list, how much the pizzas would cost, and how long it would take to eat all of them. The assessment concludes by having scholars...