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Glencoe Pre-Algebra: Graphing Calculator Investigation Probability Simulation

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This Graphing Calculator Investigation activity is from Glencoe Pre-Algebra, Lesson 6-9: Probability and Predictions. Students will use the random number generator to simulate a probability experiment and calculate experimental probabilities.

Before the Activity

Review the activity PDF file.
Make copies of the activity PDF file for your class.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Simulate a probability experiment
  • Calculate experimental probabilities


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.