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Class members demonstrate a proficiency with conditional probabilities through this task. Individuals calculate probabilities using multiplication and addition. They also distinguish between repetition and non-repetition while calculating probabilities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a performance task assessment of conditional probability
  • Create similar tasks and form collaborative groups to complete each task
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be proficient with conditional probabilities as well as combining multiple events through multiplication and addition
Pros

  • Combines several probability concepts in a single task
  • Presents the problem as open-ended to eliminate leading language
Cons

  • None