Theoretical Probability Teacher Resources

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Spooky Math Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Math practice has never been scarier—but only because these sheets are covered in zombies, ghosts, witches, and bats! Due to the concepts, the collection is best suited for upper elementary and beginning middle school students. It...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 5: Probability and Statistics

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The 25 lessons in the Module 5 collection are divided into three topics: Probability, Random Variables and Discrete Probability Distributions, and Using Probability to Make Decisions. Each lesson includes teaching tips, exit tickets,...
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 5: Statistics and Probability

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh-grade mathematicians build an understanding of basic probability in a comprehensive 23-lesson unit. Starting with the calculation of probabilities in simple contexts, students go on to explore probability distributions and learn...
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EngageNY Algebra II Module 4: Inferences and Conclusions from Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra II Module 4 collection focuses on four topics: Probability, Modeling Data Distributions, Drawing Conclusions Using Data from a Sample, and Drawing Conclusions Using Data from an Experiment. Students show what they have...
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Utah Middle School Math Project: 7th Grade

For Teachers 7th Standards
The eight resources in this collection provide tweens with the tools and protocols for solving problems which in turn enable them to make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to creatively applying it. The lessons in the...
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Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 7th Standards
Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...
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Understand the Law of Large Numbers by Comparing Experimental Results to the Theoretical Probability

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If we flip four tails in a row, does that mean all coin flips will be tails? With the law of large numbers, your mathematicians will learn that with more trials their experimental probability will get closer to the theoretical...
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Compare Experimental and Theoretical Probability to Interpret Data

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Once your learners can calculate experimental and theoretical probability, teach them how to compare their results with this video. Review the difference between each probability and how to set up the ratio from each event. Use the prior...
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Theoretical Probability Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you keep rolling a die, you'll roll a five exactly one-sixth of the time—right? A probability lesson prompts young mathematicians to roll a die 100 times and use the data to calculate empirical probabilities. They then compare these...
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The Difference Between Theoretical Probabilities and Estimated Probabilities

For Teachers 7th Standards
Flip a coin to determine whether the probability of heads is one-half. Pupils use simulated data to find the experimental probability of flipping a coin. Participants compare the long run relative frequency with the known theoretical...
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Theoretical Probability

For Students 4th - 6th
In this theoretical probability worksheet, students solve 6 fill in the blank problems based on a game board with 9 squares numbered 2-10. Students determine the probability of certain possible outcomes or the theoretical probability...
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Rolling Twice

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rolling dice is the best way to show your learners how probability comes in to play. Although this lesson does not specify an activity, your mathematicians can try this probability with real dice to calculate their experimental...
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Probability and Statistics: Probability of an Outcome

For Students 9th - 12th
What is the difference between experimental and theoretical probability? Use this two-sided learning exercise to give learners a simple introduction to these concepts, and a chance to practice them. Examples on the first side offer a...
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The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...
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How Many Ways Can You Arrange a Deck of Cards?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Entertain and grab your learners' attention with a short video clip that engagingly teaches the concept of a permutation and how a factorial is a wonderful shortcut for theoretical probability calculations.
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Calculating the Probability of Simple Events

For Teachers 7th - 12th
You can calculate the theoretical probability of an event without actually testing it. Mathematicians who are new to probability or those who simply need to review will benefit from watching this video of a teacher solving two problems...
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Experimental Vs. Theoretical Probability

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore experimental and theoretical probability. In this statistics lesson, students collect data and graph their results on a coordinate plane. They identify the line of best fit.
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Calculating Probabilities for Chance Experiments with Equally Likely Outcomes

For Teachers 7th Standards
Calculate theoretical probabilities and compare them to experimental probabilities. Pupils build on their knowledge of experimental probabilities to determine theoretical probabilities. Participants work several problems with the...
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Spinner

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Go round and round to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities. Learners set the number of sectors and the number of spins for a spinner. Then, a table displays the experimental and theoretical probabilities of the spinner for...
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English Learners: Theoretical Probability

For Students 5th - 6th
In this probability activity, students read about theoretical probability and learn how to solve for it. They follow a step-by-step method to solve a probability problem.
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Theoretical Probability

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math worksheet, middle schoolers investigate the ratio comparing the number of ways an event can occur using theoretical probability.
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Theoretical Probability: English Learners

For Students 6th - 7th
In this English Learners probability worksheet, students review the methods for finding probability and theoretical probability. Students then review three steps to find all outcomes for probability and answer the three questions about...
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Theoretical Probability

For Students 9th - 10th
In this theoretical probability worksheet, students determine the probability of an event under given conditions. This one-page worksheet contains sixteen problems.
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Theoretical Probability

For Students 4th - 5th
In this theoretical probability worksheet, students work with pictures of a card deck to express probability, then use a chart to answer additional questions. Students then solve 2 test prep questions. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.

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