Branching Out with Tree Diagrams
Students are introduced to the purpose of tree diagrams. In groups, they analyze how insurance companies examine the outcomes of natural disasters. They work together to determine the probability of certain events occuring in a given location.
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Probability and Statistics: Experimental Probability
Is this game fair? An experimental probability worksheet begins by introducing a coin toss game, asking students to determine if it is fair for both players. Consider having pairs play the coin game first, as an anticipatory set. After...
9th - 12th Math
General Addition and Multiplication Rules of Conditional Probabilities
Making connections between multiple methods of solving problems is an important part of understanding conditional probability. The lesson shows solutions to problems using Venn diagrams, tree diagrams, formulas, and two-way tables....
10th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling Conditional Probabilities: 2
Bring the concept of conditional probability alive by allowing your classes to explore different probability scenarios. Many tasks have multiple solutions that encourage learners to continue exploring their problems even after a solution...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
How To Calculate Conditional Probability Boxes With Defects
Branch out with a tree diagram. A presentation on complex probability explains the process of creating a tree diagram to represent the possible outcomes in a scenario. It then uses the diagram to calculate the probabilities of each of...
8 mins 11th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Use a Tree Diagram to Count the Number of Outcomes in a Sample Space?
Deciding what to wear can be difficult, but it helps if you know your options. Use a tree diagram to solve word problems like the one in this video! Class members can watch and learn how to find and count possible outcomes (or outfits)....
6 mins 6th - 11th Math
Algorithm Discovery with Venn Diagrams
Here is a lesson that takes an interesting approach to analyzing data using box and whisker plots. By using an applet that dynamically generates Venn diagrams, the class forms a strategy/algorithm for guessing the rule that fits the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed