Waiting Times

Probability prevails in this assignment as youngsters determine the probability of finding a blue pen in a cereal box when they can come in blue, green, yellow, or red. Learners set up a simulation to determine the outcome of compound events.

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Pros

  • Two possible solutions are justified in the teacher's commentary
  • Common Core State Standards are met for seventh grade statistics and probability
  • A fun scenario increases interest in the real-world problem
Cons

  • None
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