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155 resources with the concept theoretical probability

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Playing With Probability

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students rotate through work stations where they compute problems of theoretical and experimental probability. In this probability lesson plan, students use simulations of a lottery system.
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Let's Flip a Coin

For Students 9th - 11th
In this probability worksheet, students use a TI graphing calculator to simulate flipping a coin and compare their results (experimental probability) to the expected results (theoretical probability).  The five page worksheet contains...
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Biologists: Working with Probability

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders make predictions about the outcome of the potential of male/female offspring by crossing 2 sets of genes. In this biologists working with probability lesson, 6th graders use theoretical probability, tree diagrams and...
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Probability

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the concept of probability. In this probability lesson, 6th graders collaborate to collect spinner data based on the likelihood of spinning odd and even numbers. Students complete 2 other probability activities and...
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Chaos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of probability. In this probability instructional activity, students use a applet that demonstrates chaos and probability of spread for a forest fire. Students also play applets about the Game of Life and...
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Theoretical Probability: Practice

For Students 5th - 6th
In this theoretical probability learning exercise, students use dice to help them find the possible outcomes when flipping three identical dice. Students find the probability for selecting various colored marbles in a jar containing 50...
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Homework: Theoretical Probability

For Students 5th - 6th
In this probability worksheet, students answer questions about the probability of picking a certain shape from a bag of objects. There are twelve questions to answer.
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Theoretical Probability: Problem Solving

For Students 5th - 6th
In this theoretical probability worksheet, students use the possibilities of student names from a class to help them solve the word problems. Students use the students names to find the theoretical probability for each event and express...
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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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English Learners: Theoretical Probability

For Students 5th - 6th
In this probability worksheet, 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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Introduction to the Concept of Probability

For Teachers All
Students have clarified the definition of probability, have learned about outcomes in probability, and know how to calculate experimental probability