Chance Experiments with Equally Likely Outcomes

Take a deeper dive into equally likely probabilities. Pupils build upon their understanding of probability by determining sample spaces and outcomes. Individuals work with sample spaces and determine outcomes that are equally likely. They compare equally likely with not equally likely events to finish the third installment in a 25-part series.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Provide marbles to create events of pulling colors from a bag that are equally likely
  • Create different spinners that are equally likely and not equally likely and have individuals sort them
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires colored pencils or crayons and paper cups
Pros
  • Includes sample responses
  • The lesson summary is in the pupil handout
Cons
  • None
Common Core