How Much Truth is in Probability
Sixth graders conduct experiments with on-line spinners and hand-held spinners to determine the experimental probabilities of spinning each color. They compare the experimental and theoretical probabilities of both types of spinners.
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Study Jams! Probability as a Fraction
Pick a card, any card... and then follow along with this step-by-step presentation as Sam from the Study Jams! crew determines what chance he has of drawing a jack from a deck of cards. This context serves to clearly model how fractions...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understand the Law of Large Numbers by Comparing Experimental Results to the Theoretical Probability
If we flip four tails in a row, does that mean all coin flips will be tails? With the law of large numbers, your mathematicians will learn that with more trials their experimental probability will get closer to the theoretical...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Predict the Frequency of an Event Using the Theoretical Probability
Once your mathematicians are familiar with probability, show them how to predict an outcome with theoretical probability. This final video in a series about probability demonstrates how to set up a probability and use it to predict a...
3 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed