Students calculate the experimental probability of winning a basketball game by shooting two free-throws using a random integer simulation.
A 70% free throw shooter is at the foul line with no time left on the clock. What is the probability that she will make both free throws to win the game?
For the second problem, students will investigate the famous problem – if there are 25 unrelated people in a room, what is the probability that two of them will share a birthday?
In the extension, students will use what they’ve learned from Problems 1 and 2 to calculate the experimental probability of a batter walking to first base, given the percentage of strikes that the pitcher throws.
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