Winning Spinners

This Winning Spinners assessment also includes:

Winning a spin game is random chance, right? Pupils create a table to determine the sample space of spinning two spinners. Individuals determine the probability of winning a game and then modify the spinners to increase the probability of winning.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide opportunities for class members to calculate probabilities involving two spinners
Classroom Considerations

  • A better standard fit is 7.SP.C.8 and 7.SP.C.8.b
  • Individuals should be familiar with odd and even numbers and the sums that make even numbers
Pros

  • The rubric provides partial credit answers and points
  • Samples show common misconceptions and understandings
Cons

  • The task does not address either two-way frequency tables or independence
Common Core