Binomial Distributions and Probability: Roll One!

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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 experimental data to compare to the expected number of wins.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Provide other binomial distribution calculations for class members to do
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should know how to calculate permutations and combinations
  • Requires signing up for a free account to access the interactive

  • Users can see the correct answer if they enter the wrong one
  • Contains a graphical display to record the wins and losses from the experimental data

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