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For some, probability is a losing proposition. The assessment item requires an understanding of fraction operations, probability, and fair games. Pupils determine the fractional portions of an event. They continue to determine whether the proposed rules for a game will result in a profit and how to fix it if not.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion about fair games
  • Have groups develop a probability game that would raise money for the school
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should know how to operate with fractions
Pros

  • The analysis of the item shows the frequency of scores for the national sample's performance on the item
  • Contains examples of individual's responses
Cons

  • None