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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

#### Coloring Discrete Structures

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What's the least number of colors neededÂ 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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EngageNY

#### 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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EngageNY

#### 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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EngageNY

#### 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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EngageNY

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, using Pascal's triangle, find the number of items given each day in the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas."
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Curated OER

#### 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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EngageNY

#### More Examples of Functions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Discrete or not discrete? Individuals learn about the difference between discrete and non-discrete functions in the fourth installment of a 12-part module. They classify some examples of functions as being either discrete or non-discrete.
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EngageNY

#### 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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EngageNY

#### 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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Curated OER

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students find the total cost of the items in the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas."
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Curated OER

#### Modeling Natural Disaster with Mathematical Functions

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the functional relationship of different environmental phenomena. In this math lesson, 9th graders create models of various natural disasters. They use logarithmic and exponential functions to interpret...
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Illustrative Mathematics

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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Mathematics Vision Project

#### 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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Illustrative Mathematics

#### 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 lesson plan with an environmental science class. Practice reading a table and drawing a scatter plot make...
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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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Curated OER

#### Probability and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars reason mathematically as they solve problems dealing with probability of an even occurring. In this probability lesson, students differentiate between different rankings of candidates running for leadership. They identify...
Assessment
EngageNY

#### Mid-Module Assessment Task: Pre-Calculus Module 5

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Determine if any reteaching with a mid-module assessment task. The assessment covers the general multiplication rule, permutations and combinations, and probability distributions for discrete random variables.
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Curated OER

#### Organizing Data

For Students 7th
In this organizing data activity, 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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Curated OER

#### Continuous Probability Distributions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this continuous probability distribution activity, students identify discrete and continuous distributions. They calculate the linear combination of the independent normal random variable and determine probabilities using exponential...
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Curated OER

#### VARIABLES AND PATTERNS, USE AFTER INVESTIGATION THREE. DISCRETE OR CONTINUOUS LINEAR RELATIONS.

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners discover for which kind of linear function is appropriate to use the "scatter" or the "connected" term. In this instructional activity, students investigate functions using variables, patterns book, graph paper, rulers and the...
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Curated OER

#### 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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