Sums and Differences of Independent Random Variables: Traveling Seasickness

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Use a Punnett square to calculate probabilities. The resource presents a situation in which two patients are randomly selected from a group of patients with a particular illness. Pupils use the interactive to determine the likelihood that either one or both of the patients visited a region known for the illness.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Brainstorm with the class other possible independent random variables
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires the user to sign up for a free account with CK-12
  • Pupils should be able to read a two-way table
Pros
  • Contains hints on how to approach some of the challenges
  • Lets learners reveal the correct answer
Cons
  • None
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