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Middle schoolers explore independent probability. They identify mutually exclusive outcomes. This two-page worksheet contains four multi-step problems.
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Odd or Even? The Addition and Complement Principles of Probability
Odd or even—fifty-fifty chance? �Pupils first conduct an experiment rolling a pair of dice to generate data in a probability lesson. It goes on to introduce mutually exclusive and non-mutually exclusive events, and how to use the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Find the Probability of Events with Multiple Possibilities
Your learners can find a probability, but what happens when there are multiple possibilities? This video introduces the idea of combining probabilities when there are different choices for the outcome. The examples focus on finding the...
4 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Activity: An Experiment with Dice
Roll the dice with this activity and teach young mathematicians about probability. Record outcomes for rolling two number cubes in order to determine what is most likely to happen. Graph the data and investigate patterns in the results,...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable