Venn Diagrams and Logic: A Visual Approach to Deductive Reasoning
High schoolers define direct, indirect and transitive reasoning, give examples of direct, indirect and transitive reasoning, and identify valid and invalid arguments.
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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
Modeling Motion: Rolling Cups
Connect the size of a rolling cup to the size of circle it makes. Pupils view videos of cups of different sizes rolling in a circle. Using the videos and additional data, they attempt to determine a relationship between cup measurements...
1 min 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core instructional activity starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Algorithm Discovery with Venn Diagrams
Here is a lesson plan that takes an interesting approach to analyzing data using box and whisker plots. By using an applet that dynamically generates Venn diagrams, the class forms a strategy/algorithm for guessing the rule that fits...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Becoming a Wise Consumer: Creating a Budget
Can your teenagers afford their lifestyle choices? After they've learned about unit pricing (this lesson plan is linked), a personal budgeting activity has learners track their spending for an entire week. Groups begin by defining needs...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed