How Many Ways Can A Team Win A 7-Game Series?
Students discover how many ways a team can win a 7-game series (NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup) by accessing the Internet. They view sites that cover a variety of sports.
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Partition--How Many Ways Can We Split a Number?
Middle schoolers investigate multiple representations of positive integers. They explore how to partition integers using the number line application of the TI-73 calculator. They also make and verify predictions regarding the number of...
6th - 8th Math
Making Scale Drawings Using the Parallel Method
How many ways can you create a dilation? Many! Individuals strengthen their understanding of dilations by using various methods to create them. The new technique builds on pupils' understanding of the ratio method. Using the ratio,...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
5 Dice: Order of Operations Game
Sometimes the simplest ideas can be the most challenging to solve! In this app, you are given five numbers and a set of operators, and you need to create an expression that when evaluated using the order of operations simplifies as the...
5th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Probability Project: Design Your Own Game
Designing a game is the focus of this probability lesson. Groups develop and build a unique game, including directions for how to play, a calculation of the expected value of winning, and a personal reflection. The plan provides a rubric...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Many Ways Are There to Prove the Pythagorean Theorem?
There is more than one way to prove the Pythagorean Theorem. Euclid and Einstein found the same way to prove the Pythagorean Theorem. The video introduces several other ways to prove the theorem along with the history of its use.
5 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Find a Number of Permutations Using the Fundamental Counting Principle?
The notion of permutations is used when rearranging objects or values. How many ways can the letters in the word NUMBER be rearranged? Don't try writing them all out one by one because it would take a long time. Use the Fundamental...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math