Simple Monty Hall

What's behind door number one? A fun resource lets learners simulate the classic Monty Hall probability problem. Pupils choose a door, and after they select a losing door, they decide whether to switch or stay. Using their decisions, the interactive shows participants the long-run results.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use different versions to differentiate within the class
  • After running the simulations, discuss conditional probability and compare the simulation results to predicted results from the conditional probability formula
Classroom Considerations
  • The class should have a basic understanding of probability
Pros
  • Provides three varieties of interactives for the same concept
  • Contains pupil guidance on what to do with the interactive
Cons
  • None