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Binomial Probability in Baseball

Published on 04/24/2011

Activity 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.