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Modeling Probabilities

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Students use simulations and graphs to explore what happens when the number of trials of a binomial experiment becomes a large number.
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Average Orange

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Students explore the area under the normal curve between various x-values and use a model to find what percent of the area lies within 1, 2, and 3 standard deviations of the mean. weights. Percentiles are defined and calculated.
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Binomial Probabilities

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Students simulate rolling a die and keeping track of the numbers of successes and failures by using the randBin command.
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Binomial Probability in Baseball

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In this activity, students will explore the link between Pascal's Triangle, the Binomial Theorem, and Binomial Probability Experiments.
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Permutations

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Students are led through the development of the formula for finding n objects taken n at a time and n objects taken r at a time.
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Permutations & Combinations

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Students explore permutations and combinations by arranging letters when order does and does not make a difference.
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What's Your Combination

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Students are first introduced to the counting principle and the factorial symbol. Then, they will calculate combinations and permutations using these formulas and the nCr, n!, and nPr commands on the graphing calculator.
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