Pupils discuss probability and how to analyze statistics to make a decision about the likelihood of a situation. They complete worksheets individually and then discuss their answers as a class.
9th - 12th Math 10 Views 35 Downloads
General Addition and Multiplication Rules of Conditional Probabilities
Making connections between multiple methods of solving problems is an important part of understanding conditional probability. The lesson shows solutions to problems using Venn diagrams, tree diagrams, formulas, and two-way tables....
10th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
Understand Conditional Probability
Getting young statisticians to make the leap from simple to conditional probability can involve memorizing formulas and new vocabulary. Or it can be done as in this presentation, with simple logic and explanation of the process behind...
5 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Inside OKCupid: The Math of Online Dating
Capture the hearts of your young statisticians with this real-life example of using statistics in online dating. The use of average and geometric mean are discussed in the context of creating the algorithm used to connect people.
8 mins 9th - 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
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