Calculating Conditional Probabilities and Evaluating Independence Using Two-Way Tables (part 1)

Being a statistician means never having to say you're certain! Learners develop two-way frequency tables and calculate conditional and independent probabilities. They understand probability as a method of making a prediction. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Collect data from your classes to record in a two-way table; use the data to develop conditional probability questions
  • Use practice problems as board work to check for understanding and identify misconceptions
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson builds directly from the previous lesson in this 30-part series
Pros

  • Provides an opening and closing activity complete with worked-out answer keys
  • Includes a detailed summary of the main points of the lesson
Cons

  • None