Probability & Game Theory
Students explore the concept of probability. In this probability lesson plan, students perform various probability experiments including flipping a coin, picking m&m's out of a bag, and the birthday problem.
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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
Saxon Math: Algebra 2 (Section 4)
This fourth of twelve units in a series continues the investigation of functions through equations and inequalities. However, the modular nature of the lessons in the section make this an excellent resource for any curriculum covering...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
NUMB3RS Activity: To C or Not to C Episode: "The Are of Recknoing"
Students explore the iterative reasoning process. In this game theory lesson students explore the problem of the "Prisoner's Dilemma" which provides the opportunity for experimentation with various strategies for playing the game.
9th - 12th Math
Conditional Probability and Probability of Simultaneous Events
Young scholars explore the concept of conditional probability and probability of simultaneous events. In this conditional probability and probability of simultaneous events lesson, students roll dice or use and applet to roll dice to...
11th - Higher Ed Math
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