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Explorations for the Area Probability Applet

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Math whizzes use the area probability applet to manipulate the size of the circle and the rectangle to explore the probability that a point in the rectangle is also in the circle.
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Independent and Dependent Events

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some learners are independent, while others are dependent on lessons like these! An instructional video  discusses the difference between independent and dependent events when calculating a probability. The lesson begins with vocabulary...
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Chance Experiments, Sample Spaces, and Events

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Want a leg up on the competition? Show classes how to use mathematics to their advantage when playing games. Learners calculate probabilities to determine a reasonable scoring strategy for a game. 
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Marble Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils determine the theoretical probability of winning a game of marbles. Individuals compare the theoretical probability to experimental probability for the same game. They continue on to compare two different probability games.
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Why Variances Add - And Why It Matters

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why is adding variance important? A lesson outline defines a variance theorem and how it affects the data statistics. The instruction shows scholars the importance of considering the variance of data and why it requires independence.
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Modeling Conditional Probabilities: 2

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Bring the concept of conditional probability alive by allowing your classes to explore different probability scenarios. Many tasks have multiple solutions that encourage students to continue exploring their problems even after a solution...
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Mutually Inclusive Events: Flower Beds at the Community Garden

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What color does your garden grow? Learners manipulate the number of flowers of two colors in two garden plots. They determine the probabilities of choosing a particular color of a flower in a given plot. Scholars find the relationship of...
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Understand Conditional Probability Using Scenarios

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let's compare the difference between getting lung cancer and then the higher chance of getting lung cancer when you already are a smoker. The video discusses the idea of conditional probability and how a previous event will change the...
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But Mango Is My Favorite...

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Opening up a package of fruit snacks is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get. When all the mango flavored ones are missing, learners calculate the probability that one bag versus the whole box is missing the...
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Probability and Statistics

For Students 7th Standards
MAD about statistics? In the seventh chapter of an eight-part seventh grade workbook series, learners develop probability models and use statistics to draw inferences. In addition, learners play games and conduct experiments to determine...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task: Pre-Calculus Module 5

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Determine if any reteaching with a mid-module assessment task. The assessment covers the general multiplication rule, permutations and combinations, and probability distributions for discrete random variables.
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The Coin Flip Conundrum

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematical paradoxes always intrigue learners. An engaging lesson explores the probability of flipping a heads/heads or tails/heads combination. A video introduces the paradox and explains the mathematics.
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Outcomes of Coin Tosses

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Flip a coin: heads, use the resource; tails, use the resource. The fourth of six installments of the Statistics & Probability unit looks at coin tosses and probability. The class conducts an experiment and sees that the outcomes of...
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Introductory Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Statistically speaking, the content covers several grades. Featuring all of the statistics typically covered in a college-level Statistics course, the expansive content spans from sixth grade on up to high school. Material comes from a...
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Create a Compound Events Worksheet

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Create your own compound events assignment! You choose whether you want the numbers displayed as numerals or words, and if you want problems to include dependent or independent events. You can even designate a challenge level between...
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Probability Worksheet

For Students 9th - 10th
In this probability and statistics worksheet, students determine the probability of independent events occurring. The two page worksheet contains nine multi-part questions. Answers are included.
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Probability

For Students 9th - 10th
In this probability worksheet, students examine independent events and determine the probability of the event occurring.  The one page worksheet contains ten multiple choice questions.  Answers are included. 
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Why Multiply?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine two independent events and relate it to multiplication. In this math lesson, 8th graders model the results of probability even using multiplication. They break down the formula of two events in probability.
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Risk Taker - Probability Web Quest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete an on line, teacher created, webquest to study the origin of probability, theoretical and simulated probability; computing the probability of two independent events; and mutually exclusive events. They make a Venn...
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Crazy Choices Game

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Wanna take a chance on which game is best? The resource provides three games of chance using multiple types of games. Games range from coin toss to cards. Choosing a type of game, pupils determine what wins and enter the theoretical...
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Compound Events: English Learners

For Students 7th
In this English Learners compound events worksheet, 7th graders review the terms compound event, independent events, and dependent events. Students then complete the questions to find the theoretical probability for the first set of...
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Leveled Problem Solving: Independent and Dependent Events

For Students 6th
In this finding the probability for word problems worksheet, 6th graders use independent and dependent events to problem solve. Students solve six problems.
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Using Probability

For Students 5th - 7th
In this probability worksheet, students solve 6 word problems in which they find the probability of independent and disjoint events. Students also complete an activity in which predictions about likely outcomes are made.
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Probability - Mutually Exclusive Events

For Students 7th - 8th
In this probability worksheet, students calculate the probability of given situations. They complete compound probability of independent events. This one-page worksheet contains six problems.

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