Marble Game

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Pupils determine the theoretical probability of winning a game of marbles. Individuals compare the theoretical probability to experimental probability for the same game. They continue on to compare two different probability games.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members share their methods in calculating the number of outcomes
  • Lead a discussion on what would happen if there were 100 games played
Classroom Considerations

  • The assessment was created for eighth grade but covers high school statistics standards
Pros

  • Includes a suggested lesson to use in addressing errors pupils might make
  • Contains a table listing common understandings and misunderstandings for specific scores
Cons

  • None
Common Core