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What's the Chance

Published on 09/23/2013

Activity Overview

Students use spinners, dice and cards to simulate probability events. A sample space is collected the probabilities estimated using both fractions and percentage.

Objectives

Assign probabilities to the outcomes of events and determine probabilities for events - ACMSP168

Vocabulary

Likely, unlikely, impossible, certain, expected,

About the Lesson

Students experiment with cards, spinners and dice to generate a sample space for each event. The outcomes are used to estimate the probability as a fraction and then converted to a percentage.
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