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990 resources with the keyterm probability

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Waiting Times

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Probability prevails in this assignment as youngsters determine the probability of finding a blue pen in a cereal box when they can come in blue, green, yellow, or red. Learners set up a simulation to determine the outcome of compound...
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Probability

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In need of a probability resource that has it all? Take a look at a full textbook chapter on teaching and engaging learners in mathematical probability and data analysis. It begins with a teacher preparation section, and then moves into...
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A (Ear) Budding Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a hot topic: increased incidents of injury while wearing ear buds! Middle school mathematicians display and summarize statistical data throughout this all-inclusive, Common-Core-related assignment. You will find a well-written...
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Cafe 240

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An engaging task awaits your starting statisticians: design a menu for a new cafe that offers a total of 240 combinations of a main dish, a side, a dessert, and a beverage. Creative juices will flow as collaborative groups employ lists,...
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Deli Dilemma

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sandwich this lesson between an introduction to using probability models and analyzing compound events. Your class considers a deli discount in which a customer receives a price reduction based on the roll of dice. Will it be a...
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SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 8 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Young mathematicians will appreciate Sal's careful - yet efficient - methods for solving these typical SAT problems. He takes care to explain problems 8-12, but gets cut off in the middle of problem 12 (to be continues in the next video).
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SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 6 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Number 11 in the practice section of The Official SAT Study Guide begins with finding the perimeter of a given triangle. Once students solve this multiple-choice question, they can find ways to solve the additional problems on the page,...
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Data Analysis Using Technology

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Analyze data using technology. Middle schoolers design data investigations, describe data, and draw their own conclusions. Then they select the best type of graph, graph and interpret the data, and look for patterns in trends. They also...
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Galluping Away

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils use Gallop Poll results to explore causes and effects of the concerns of Americans in the past. They administer a similar poll and consider what Americans in their community view as the most pressing problems in the United States...
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The Probabilities of Problems: A Look at Genetic Inheritance

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Discuss an article about families affected by genetic disorders and their decisions about whether or not to evaluate their own genetic information. Investigate four different inherited disorders. Participate in a probability exercise....
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SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 8 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Bringing the Khan Academy SAT video series to an end, Sal uses The Official SAT Study Guide to complete the final 16 problems (page 867). In this video, he solves problems 1-7 quickly and proficiently.
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Data and Probability: What is the Best Snack?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this math/nutrition lesson, the nutritional value of 3 snack foods is recorded on a data chart and represented on a bar graph. Students analyze and compare information, construct data charts and related bar graphs, and draw...
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ISTEP + Grade 6 Item Sampler

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and...
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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 17-19

For Students 8th - 10th
Taking students through problems 17-19 in this practice CAHSEE, the speaker illustrates how to solve problems involving reading data from tables, probability, and scatterplots. The speaker models careful question-reading and the...
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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 13-14

For Students 8th - 10th
Probability and pie charts are the topics of problems 13-14 in this practice CAHSEE video, in which the speaker takes test review students through the work necessary to solve these problems. A teacher could present the video to a class...
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Probability and Combinations (part 2)

For Students 7th - 11th
Sal's back to basketball in this video, which reinforces students' blossoming knowledge of permutations, combinations, and probability by way of free throws. Students who have agonized over a player's failure to shoot consistent free...
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The Game of SKUNK

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do I stand or do I sit? The class plays a dice game where they must decide to either continue to stand and play or sit down and keep their points. After the game, groups discuss individuals' strategies and see connections to the...
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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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Mathematical Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The hunt is on! Young mathematicians follow clues and complete a series of ten math puzzles as they try to crack Dr. Integer's code and find the location of his hidden treasure.
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The Random Walk

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Deep mathematical thinking is found with just a coin and a number line. Combining computing some probabilities in a discrete situation, and the interpretation of a function, this simple task gives learners a lot to think about on their...
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Probability Homework

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Eight problems get seventh graders selecting the likelihood of certain real-world events occurring. They relate the probabilities in fraction, decimal, and percent form. No answer key is provided, so make sure to create one prior to...
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Deal or No Deal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use the popular television game "Deal or No Deal" to draw learners in to a lesson about chance events and probability. With every briefcase that is open, they will compute the probabilities for each round. There does not seem to be a...
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World Cup Math: Equal Opportunity?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Exactly how fair is the World Cup? Even though all teams have the same number of players and follow the same rules, there are other factors that come into play. This series of three lessons explores the impact that income inequality,...
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Find the Probability of Events with Multiple Possibilities

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Your learners can find a probability, but what happens when there are multiple possibilities? This video introduces the idea of combining probabilities when there are different choices for the outcome. The examples focus on finding the...