Crazy Choices Game

Wanna take a chance on which game is best? The resource provides three games of chance using multiple types of games. Games range from coin toss to cards. Choosing a type of game, pupils determine what wins and enter the theoretical probabilities. The applet runs the simulation and displays the experimental probabilities.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Extend the activity to find the probability of independent events
Classroom Considerations
  • Class members should be able to calculate theoretical probabilities
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Includes a graphic organizer to record data
  • Provides directions on how to operate the applet
Cons
  • None