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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 7th Grade

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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#### High School Balanced Packet 1 Assessment Tasks

Are you looking for assessment tasks for Algebra 1, Algebra 2, or geometry? Check out this collection of 20 assessment tasks designed for high schoolers. Problems are presented with an open-ended format allowing students to use multiple...

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#### EngageNY Algebra II Module 4: Inferences and Conclusions from Data

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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#### Spinner Bingo

Create a winning card. Given a description of a bingo game using two spinners, pupils determine which of three cards has the greatest chance of winning. Scholars then determine which are the best numbers to put on their own cards to give...

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#### Mystery Spinners

Take a spin with probability. Given a set of clues about the probability of events on a spinner, groups create their own device to match the clues. Using a jigsaw strategy, groups share their spinners and strategies with other groups....

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#### Probability and Relative Frequency

Go ahead and take a chance. Given the probability of an event, scholars determine the frequency of the event out of a sample. The part of a review series for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment asks classmates...

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#### The Egg Roulette Game

Hard boiled or raw? Which egg will you get? A hands-on activity has scholars explore the impact of conditional probability. Based on a skit from the Tonight Show, pupils model the selection of the two types of eggs using beads. They...

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#### Can You Solve the Dark Coin Riddle?

You're trapped in a dark castle with a pile of gold coins that a wizard will only allow you to leave with if you can solve his riddle. Math learners solve the riddle of the dark coin with the help of an engaging instructional video.

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#### Buffon's Needle

Find the needle on a lined paper. Pupils run a simulation of dropping a needle on a lined paper. The probability of the needle crossing at least one line is pi/2. After each trial, the interactive displays the approximation of pi based...

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#### Simple Monty Hall

What's behind door number one? A fun resource lets learners simulate the classic Monty Hall probability problem. Pupils choose a door, and after they select a losing door, they decide whether to switch or stay. Using their decisions, the...

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#### Computing Probabilities for the Standard Normal Distribution: The FDA and Food Safety

To recall or not to recall, that is the question. Using provided data, pupils calculate the percent of people that may fall ill on average. The scholars determine the standard deviation based upon the mean and the empirical rule, then...

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#### Conditional Probability: Colorful Cubes

An interactive provides a model to visually represent the formula for the probability of an outcome. Given 10 numbered color cubes, pupils arrange them on the top and bottom shelf to represent the probability fraction. The learners use...

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#### Additive and Multiplicative Rules for Probability: Red Dress? Blue Dress? Both!

The sum of the parts is greater than the whole. An interactive uses a Venn-like model to show the percentage of females from a survey that have a blue dress, a red dress, or both. The pupils determine the numbers in each category...

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#### Numerical Computations: Counting Out Probability

Keep your heads up while counting. Pupils use an interactive to create a table with the possible outcomes of flipping three coins and then determine the probabilities of getting certain combinations of heads and tails.

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#### Expected Value: Playing Darts

The expected payoff is right on target. An interactive resource provides a dart game scenario with amounts of cash prizes and probabilities of winning. Learners calculate the expected value and expected payoff for the game. To finish,...

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#### Expected Value: Win a Dollar

Spin a wheel, land on a color ... and win. Learners create a graph to display the probabilities of the amount of money they can win by spinning a colored wheel. The pupils use the dollar amounts and their probabilities to calculate the...

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#### Expected Value: Game of Chance

Determine whether the payoff is worth it. Pupils calculate the expected value of a game with three different payoff levels. Each level has a different probability of winning money. The scholars find the expected payoffs for each level...

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#### Binomial Distributions and Probability: Roll One!

It takes exactly one to win. Pupils calculate the probability of rolling five dice and having only a single die come up with a one. Learners calculate the number of expected wins out of a series of games. The interactive provides...

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#### Sums and Differences of Independent Random Variables: Traveling Seasickness

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...

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#### Conditional Probability: Game Show with Monty

The car is behind door one — no wait, it is behind door three. An interactive allows learners to visualize the Monty Hall problem. Pupils work through the probabilities of choosing the car with their first pick. Next, they determine...

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#### Conditional Probability: Candy Store

An interactive uses a candy store to involve the pupils in conditional probabilities. Learners determine probabilities as customers purchase different types of candies and the stock decreases.

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#### Geometric Probability: Dartboard

Get your class on target with probability using an exciting resource. The interactive presents three square dartboards with different target areas, which are combinations of square units. Pupils determine the probabilities of randomly...

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#### Mutually Inclusive Events: Card Game

Find probabilities of pulling cards. Using a Venn diagram, individuals sort five cards along the rules of a game. The pupils calculate compound probabilities using the information from the diagram. Initially, the interactive provides the...

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#### Mutually Exclusive Events: Lemon Roulette!

You first! An interactive sets up a game between two friends who hope they don't find a lemon hidden under a tray. Pupils determine whether there is an advantage of going first. Individuals find the probabilities of each friend finding...