The Random Walk

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Deep mathematical thinking is found with just a coin and a number line. Combining computing some probabilities in a discrete situation, and the interpretation of a function, this simple task gives learners a lot to think about on their random walk. 

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Pros

  • Very detailed description of the solutions
  • Great introductory transition from functions to probabilities
  • Helpful commentary for the teacher
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