Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Judgement Call" - Filtering Suspects

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

In "Judgement Call,"Charlie helps the FBI sort through their case files for relevant suspects. He applies a logical filter to find the files most relevant to a specific crime. This activity explores Bayesian Filtering and exposes students to how math can be seen in the world around them.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.