Calculating Theoretical & Experimental Probability
Students collect data by conducting a survey of fellow classmates. They investigate the relationship between estimates obtained from samples and theoretical probabilities. Answer keys included.
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Probability and Statistics: Probability of an Outcome
What is the difference between experimental and theoretical probability? Use this two-sided activity to give learners a simple introduction to these concepts, and a chance to practice them. Examples on the first side offer a chance to...
9th - 12th Math
New Review Sampling Variability in the Sample Proportion (part 1)
Increase your sample and increase your accuracy! Scholars complete an activity that compares sample size to variability in results. Learners realize that the greater the sample size, the smaller the range in the distribution of sample...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Student Workbook: Statistics and Probability
Statistically, practicing this packet completely helps young mathematicians do well on the test. The packet is adaptable to many grade levels as it includes basic probability and goes up to data analysis with mean, median, and mode.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Mathematics Activities from Diverse Cultures
Connect probability and odds with different games from around the world. Pick from games like Dreidel, Mancala, and a Navajo stick game called Ashbil. All 12 games include probability questions to encourage a discussion before or after...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understand Conditional Probability
Getting young statisticians to make the leap from simple to conditional probability can involve memorizing formulas and new vocabulary. Or it can be done as in this presentation, with simple logic and explanation of the process behind...
5 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability
Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable