Let's Take a Chance!
Students investigate probability and the chance of an even happening. In this algebra lesson plan, students incorporate their knowledge of probability to solve problems and relate it to the real world. They learn to make decisions based on data.
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Differences Due to Random Assignment Alone
It takes a lot of planning to achieve a random result! Learners compare results of random assignment, and conclude that random assignment allows results to be attributed to chance. They also realize the set of random means are clustered...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Conditional Probability and Combinations
Taking many of the concepts he has covered in the last few videos, including probability, combinations, and conditional probability, Sal uses the example of fair and unfair coins in a bag to show various probability problems. Students...
17 mins 7th - 11th Math
Can You Solve the Counterfeit Coin Riddle?
Math enthusiasts and riddle gurus are sure to love a mind-bending puzzle involving a king, a scale, and a counterfeit coin. Middle and high schoolers work through a video that describes a mathematician's challenge to find a false coin in...
5 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability
Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable