How Many Buttons?

This How Many Buttons? activity & project also includes:

Bring the class into the probability by having everyone count buttons on their shirts. Organize the data into the chart provided and chose different possibilities such as "female with one button" or "all middle schoolers with more than four buttons". Calculate as a class or use as independent work. 

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Engaging activity
  • Adaptable for other probabilities
Cons

  • Table could use "total" row to assist calculations
  • No examples given to calculate probability
Common Core