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That's so random

Published on 09/19/2012

Activity Overview

Students use random number simulation to model chance events, including some games.

Objectives

Identify 36 outcomes associated with rolling two dice.
Combine outcomes (ie: Sum of 3)
In the case of combined outcomes, not all outcomes are equally likely.
Experimental probability can approximate actual for large numbers of trials.

Vocabulary

Outcome, event, random, trial, frequency, probability

About the Lesson

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