Section 2: Probability

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Math Thematics 2nd Ed. 7th
Module 6 - Flights of Fancy
Section 2: Probability
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Lesson: Students learn about how probability can be represented using geometry.

Lesson: Considers probability concepts on the basis of statistics in professional sports.

Lesson: Introduces the concept of tree diagrams as a way to compute probability of a multi-step event.

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Activity: Create a game spinner with variable sized sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities. Parameters: Sizes of sectors, number of sectors, number of trials.

Activity: Simulate a game where two players each roll a die, and the lucky player moves one step to the finish. Parameters: what rolls win and how many steps to the finish line.

Activity: Simulate a game where "N" players roll two dice, and the lucky player has an advantage for reaching the finish. Parameters: the number of players, number of trials and length of the race.

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