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#### Lessons for Probability

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• The Coloured Cube Question - … The Coloured Cube Question Keywords: chances experimental probabilities fair likelihoods outcomes possibilities probabilities theoretical probabilities Units of Work Purpose: Two red and two … to describe probabilities. Specific Learning Outcomes: find a theoretical probability use more than one way to find a theoretical probability check theoretical probabilities by … calculate theoretical probabilities how to test probabilities by trialling how to generalise to arbitrary numbers of objects that theoretical probability and experimental probability may …
• What Are My Chances? - … experiments today and exploring probabilities. Begin the lesson with a discussion of theoretical probability. Write the formula for probability on the board: P … definition for what theoretical probability is. Discuss the student explanations for theoretical probability and help them understand that theoretical probability is the likeliness … there a connection between theoretical and experimental probability? [Experimental probability will get closer to theoretical probability as more trials are conducted. This is …
• probability unit - grade one - … , for students to have a solid base for building on probability skills.* Probability helps students learn critical thinking skills.* These students have … to the probability word chart-Discuss with students how probability has something to do with making predictions, and that we use probability in … all students' work. * Students will have their completed probability activity and their probability folder displayed to show to the visitors. * Parents will …
• Just Think of the Possibilities! - … the Mathematical Academic Content Standards for Data Analysis and Probability. Students conduct simple probability experiments and list and count possible combinations. Distribute … , six, eight and 10. 5. Write the terms "theoretical probability" and "experimental probability" on the board or place terms on cards for … (glue, tape, index cards, computers, etc.) Vocabulary: event experimental probability outcome probability theoretical probability tree diagram Research Connections: Arter, Judith and Jay McTighe …