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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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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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2002 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Develop a deeper understanding of statistics. The six released free-response items from the 2002 AP® Statistics Form B involve several concepts that are currently in the regular statistics standards. Teachers see how AP® assessed the...
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2001 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Develop a complete understanding of the course. Pupils and teachers use the six free-response questions to gather information about aspects of the AP® Statistics course. The resource and test section show how items cover the content. A...
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2011 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Familiarize yourself with the AP® exam by looking at past tests. A PDF file provides the 2011 AP® Statistics free-response questions. The questions include topics such as mean, standard deviation, conditional probability, sampling...
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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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Module 8: Probability

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's probably a good idea to use the unit. Young mathematicians learn about conditional probability using Venn diagrams, tree diagrams, and two-way tables. They also take into consideration independence and the addition rules.
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The Egg Roulette Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hard boiled or raw? Which egg will you get? A hands-on activity has scholars explore the impact of conditional probability. Based on a skit from the Tonight Show, pupils model the selection of the two types of eggs using beads. They...
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100-Hand Video Poker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You hit the jackpot with a fun lesson! Peak your pupils' interest with a lesson calculating the probability of poker hands. A video shows the different types of possible hands when given a specific hand and one card to draw. 
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Spread of Disease

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Control the spread of a contagious disease. An applet allows pupils to run a simulation on the spread of a disease. Rules govern how the disease is spread and the length of time it takes to recover. Learners view the spread visually and...
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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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Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does life evolve? The interactive provides a simulation based on the Game of Life invented by mathematician John Conway. Users can run the applet with the preset rules and settings or adjust them to view whether overpopulation or...
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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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Crazy Choices Game

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Wanna take a chance on which game is best? The resource provides three games of chance using multiple types of games. Games range from coin toss to cards. Choosing a type of game, pupils determine what wins and enter the theoretical...
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Experimental Probability

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Spin into a dicey experiment. Pupils use a spinner or a pair of dice to determine the experimental probabilities of each outcome. The interactive allows for either, one, five, or ten consecutive experiments. Using the applet, learners...
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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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Don't Be a Square

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
If Parseltongue is a genetic trait, what is the probability a wizard will inherit the ability to speak Parseltongue? Scholars investigate magical and biological genetics with Punnett squares.
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Fred's Fun Factory

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Spin to win! Individuals calculate the average number of tickets expected based on a probability distribution for the number of tickets per spin. Pupils use that information to determine the average number of tickets that can be won...
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Can You Solve the Counterfeit Coin Riddle?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Math enthusiasts and riddle gurus are sure to love a mind-bending puzzle involving a king, a scale, and a counterfeit coin. Middle and high schoolers work through a video that describes a mathematician's challenge to find a false coin in...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task - Precalculus (Module 5)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Give your young scholars a chance to show what they've learned from the module. The last installment of a 21-part series is an end-of-module assessment task. It covers basic and conditional probabilities, expected value, and analyzing...
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Analyzing Decisions and Strategies Using Probability 2

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Explore how to compare and analyze different strategies. In the 20th installment of a 21-part module, scholars continue their analysis of decisions and strategies from the previous lesson. They then extend this concept to hypothesis...
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Analyzing Decisions and Strategies Using Probability 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Learn how to increase the probability of success. The 19th installment of a 21-part module teaches future mathematicians how to use probability to analyze decisions. They determine strategies to maximize the chances of a desired outcome.
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Start Networking!

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Class members create their own social networks by collecting signatures before graphing the interactions with their fellow classmates. The degree distribution of the simulated social network is determined by calculating the degree of...