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217 reviewed resources for Discrete Mathematics

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Coloring Discrete Structures

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What's the least number of colors needed to color a U.S. map? The lesson begins by having pupils view a video clip on continuous and discrete phenomenon, then launches into an activity reminiscent of Zeno's paradox. A separate video and...
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Probability Distribution of a Discrete Random Variable

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Learn how to analyze probability distributions. The sixth installment of a 21-part module teaches pupils to use probability distributions to determine the long-run behavior of a discrete random variable. They create graphs of probability...
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Discrete Random Variables

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
You don't need to be discreet about using the resource on discrete variables. In the fifth installment of a 21-part module, scholars explore random variables and learn to distinguish between discrete and continuous random variables. They...
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Determining Discrete Probability Distributions 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Learn how to determine a probability distribution. In the ninth installment of a 21-part module, future mathematicians use theoretical probabilities to develop probability distributions for a random variable. They then use these...
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Expected Value of a Discrete Random Variable

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Discover how to calculate the expected value of a random variable. In the seventh installment of a 21-part module, young mathematicians develop the formula for expected value. They connect this concept the dot product of vectors.
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Probability and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners reason mathematically as they solve problems dealing with probability of an even occurring. For this probability lesson, students differentiate between different rankings of candidates running for leadership. They identify...
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Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
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Car Wash

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find the domain of a discrete graph. Learners analyze a graph depicting the earnings and number of cars at a charity car wash. They then determine the domain and describe it.
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Fishing Adventures 2

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
This resource is part of a series which expects participants to be familiar with graphing inequalities on a number line. It is a word problem that asks your class to graph a discrete solution set and interpret it in the context of an...
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Module 8: Modeling Data

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Statistics come front and center in this unit all about analyzing discrete data. Real-world situations yield data sets that the class then uses to tease out connections and conclusions. Beginning with the basic histogram and...
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Why Stay with Whole Numbers?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Domain can be a tricky topic, especially when you relate it to context, but here is a lesson that provides concrete examples of discrete situations and those that are continuous. It also addresses where the input values should begin and...
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US Garbage, Version 1

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
An interesting example of a discrete function and how it is applies to the real world. This could easily make a good collaborative instructional activity with an environmental science class. Practice reading a table and drawing a scatter...
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Melons and Melon Juice

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Model the difference between the graphs of discrete and continuous functions. Scholars examine two scenarios and construct graphs to model the situation. They then compare their graphs that illustrate the subtle difference between these...
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Aquarium Visitors

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Create a visualization of the number of visitors. Pupils create a graph of the number of people that have visited the aquarium over a span of several years. The scholars must determine the scale for each axis and figure out whether the...
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Starting a Skateboard Business

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Dude, let's start a skateboard business! A Maryland CCRG Algebra Task Project pits groups against each other to create and investigate a business model for a new skateboard business using systems of linear equations. The resource also...
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Determining Discrete Probability Distributions 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Investigate how long-run outcomes approach the calculated probability distribution. The 10th installment of a 21-part module continues work on probability distributions from the previous lesson. They pool class data to see how conducting...
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Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Mathematics

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze the data in a bar graph, pictograph, line graph, and a chart/table and draw conclusions based on the data. They discuss each type of graph, write questions for each graph, and analyze the data as a class.
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Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers, using Pascal's triangle, find the number of items given each day in the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas."
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Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Math

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Choose to supplement your probability unit with this resource and you won't be disappointed with the outcome. Teach young mathematicians to organize information using tree diagrams and lists in order to determine the possible outcomes of...
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Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Math: Line Graphs

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze data from line graphs. They discuss the purpose of line graphs, identify the parts of a line graph, answer questions about various graphs, and complete a worksheet. This lesson plan includes a script to teach...
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Organizing Data

For Students 7th
In this organizing data worksheet, 7th graders solve seven different types of problems related to data. They first identify the type of data as categorical, discrete or continuous from the information given. Then, students use Excel to...
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The Incredible Yuma Bat and Clapper Rail - Discrete Mathematics -- Systematic Listing and Counting

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are introduced to the wonderful world of Bats and Clapper Rails. They comprehend and demonstrate the systematic listing and counting of possible outcomes. Students systematically list and count each bat and clapper rail...
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Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Mathematics: Lesson 4

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the concepts of probability while performing data analysis. They apply statistical methods in order to measure or predict some possible outcomes. The information is collected and graphed, 8th graders analyze...
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Linear and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Provide a continuous progression to linear and exponential functions. Pupils continue to work with the discrete functions known as sequences to the broader linear and exponential functions. The second unit in a series of nine provides...

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