Law of Large Numbers: Adding It Up

Published on 06/09/2008

#### Activity Overview

In this activity, students examine the relationship between relative frequency and theoretical probability to understand the Law of Large Numbers. They will explore the concept of independent events. They will also discern the difference between relative and cumulative frequencies.

#### Before the Activity

Install the Probability Simulation Application on the calculator using one of these two methods:

- TI Connect™, a TI Connectivity Cable, and the Unit-to-Unit Link Cable
- TI-Navigator™ "send to class" feature
- See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
- Print pages 35 - 46 from the attached PDF file for your class

#### During the Activity

Distribute the pages to your class.

Follow the Activity procedures:

#### After the Activity

Students will complete the Student Worksheet and answer questions.

Review student results: