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156 resources with the concept theoretical probability

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Evaluating Statements about Probability

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners first complete an assessment task where they assess statements on probability. They then sort cards containing probability statements as being either true or false.
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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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Trick-Or-Treat Candy Probabilities

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Class members satisfy their sweet tooth with a Halloween-themed, candy probability worksheet. Using images of candy pieces that represent data, young mathematicians find the probability of getting different pieces of candy while...
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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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Probability, Percent, Rational Number Equivalence

For Students 7th Standards
Start seventh grade off with a bang with the first chapter of an eight-part seventh-grade workbook series that asks learners to work through problems involving simple probability, percents, and rational number equivalence. 
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Simple Probability

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The probability of learning from this instructional activity is high! Learners calculate probabilities as numbers and as decimals. They see how to use a complement to find a probability and even try a simple geometric probability problem.
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Spinner Bingo

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Learners are in it to win it for a fun math activity! After comparing Bingo boards to figure out which one is most likely to win, individuals then determine the numbers to choose in order to create a board with the best chance of winning.
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Lottery

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A probability activity presents a lottery game as an idea for a fundraiser. Pupils analyze the game to determine the number of possible outcomes, then determine whether the game would be a good way to raise funds and to support their...
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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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Bob's Bagel Shop

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
When Bob starts planning out the average money made per customer, he needs some help. Young mathematicians look at the probability of how many bagels are purchased from one person, and then creates an equation based on the amount spent....
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Sounds Really Good! (Sort Of...)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Winning a lottery game with 60% odds sounds like a no brainer. This is when the math kicks in to show players that in the long run, they lose money the more often they play. Here is one simple question that opens the doors to a nice...
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Introduction to Probability

For Students 9th - 12th
How likely is it that the videos will teach viewers about probability? Demonstrate probability as a ratio of favorable outcomes to total possible outcomes with an instructive video. Six problem videos cover examples in basic probability.  
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Unit 6 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Fifty-eight flashcards make up a set designed to reinforce math vocabulary. Within the set, you'll find bold-faced word cards as well as definition cards that offer a labeled example. Terms include base, percent, theoretical probability,...
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Unit 7 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 5)

For Students 5th Standards
Fifty-two flash cards make up a set that reinforces math vocabulary. The set offers word cards printed in a bold font and definition cards showcasing an example with labels. Terms include circle graph, outcome, tree diagram and more!   
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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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Mathematics Activities from Diverse Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Connect probability and odds with different games from around the world. Pick from games like Dreidel, Mancala, and a Navajo stick game called Ashbil. All 12 games include probability questions to encourage a discussion before or after...
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Probability of Chance Events - Guided Lesson

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Show learners that their choices can change based on probability. The lesson discusses the idea of theoretical and experimental probability when choosing items or flipping a coin. Use the page with the additional resources provided for a...
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Calculate Conditional Probabilities Using a Two-Way Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Multiple worked examples and clear explanation of arithmetic steps really make this presentation on conditional probability stand out.  Specifically, an emphasis on the reasoning behind the calculations helps young statisticians develop...
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Word Problem Practice Workbook

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Need worksheets that challenge your middle schoolers to apply their understanding of math? Problem solved! From integers, fractions, and percents, to algebra, geometry, and probability, over 100 pages of word problem worksheets are...
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7th Grade Math Common Core Checklist

For Teachers 7th Standards
With so many math standards to fit into a school year, it can be difficult keeping track of what you have and have not covered. This collection of Common Core checklists allows you to maintain a running record of when each standard was...
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Are You Game? A Lesson Connecting Fractions and Probability

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Exactly how fair are the board games children grow up playing? Young mathematicians investigate this questions as they work their way through this five-lesson series on basic probability. 
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Probability Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Roll the dice with this multimedia math lesson on probability. After first viewing a series of three short videos explaining probability, independent events, and dependent events, young mathematicians complete a set of practice...
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Genetic Probability Candy Lab

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Simplify the teaching of basic genetics with this engaging cross-curricular science experiment. Using different kinds candy to represent the genes for determining eye shape in humans, young geneticists test the accuracy of Punnett...
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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...