Heads or Tails

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Heads! A great way to practice probability is to flip a coin in class. The provided data allows your mathematicians to predict the probability of heads in ten coin flips. Bring coins to class and allow your own trial of heads or tails. The question goes into more detail asking about the probability of heads in 50 or 100 flips. Organize the data into a plot and have your class share their findings. 

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