Measurement of Probability: Basketball Throw

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Future mathematicians use an interactive to see how changing the size of a basketball court and the size of a region in the court affects the probability that a ball will randomly fall within the specified region. No calculations are necessary, and learners come away with a conceptual understanding of probability.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with a physical education teacher for a unit on basketball
Classroom Considerations

  • Instructors need to set up free CK-12 account
  • Individuals should have familiarity with the definition of probability
Pros

  • Includes video links as part of the tutorial
  • Connects several different areas of mathematics
Cons

  • None