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Precalculus: Binomial Probability in Baseball
by Texas Instruments

Published on April 24, 2011

Overview

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

Key Steps

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    Students will determine the probability that a baseball team will win and lose. 

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    Students will find the binomial expansion of (p + q)5 using Pascal’s Triangle.

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    Students will use the graphing calculator to calculate the binomial probability.