ISBN-10:
0873535235
ISBN-13:
2900873535235
Pub. Date:
01/28/2003
Publisher:
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Navigating through Probability in Grades 6-8 / Edition 1

Navigating through Probability in Grades 6-8 / Edition 1

by George W. W. Bright
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    ISBN-13: 2900873535235
    Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    Publication date: 01/28/2003
    Series: Principles and Standards for School Math
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 140
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    About This Bookvii
    Introduction1
    Chapter 1The Concept of Probability11
    Who Will Win?17
    Two Dice20
    More Often and Most Often23
    Empirical Probabilities26
    Chapter 2Probability Distributions29
    Fair Spinners38
    Dice Differences41
    Test Guessing43
    Number Golf45
    First Head47
    Strings of Heads49
    Chapter 3Prediction and the Law of Large Numbers51
    Racing Game56
    Two Hospitals61
    Gumball Machine64
    How Will It Land?67
    The Long Flight Home69
    Chapter 4Connecting Probability and Statistics73
    Dixie's Basketball Contest78
    Newspaper Route80
    How Black Is a Zebra?84
    Looking Back and Looking Ahead87
    AppendixBlackline Masters and Solutions89
    Who Will Win?90
    Two Dice91
    Pets93
    More Often and Most Often94
    Ratios95
    Fair Spinners99
    Dice Differences102
    Test Guessing104
    Number Golf: One Die105
    Number Golf: Two Dice106
    First Head107
    Strings of Heads109
    Racing Game113
    Pooled Racing-Game Data115
    Two Hospitals116
    Gumball Machine119
    How Will It Land?121
    The Long Flight Home123
    The Long Flight Home--Extension124
    Dixie's Basketball Contest125
    Newspaper Route127
    How Black Is a Zebra128
    Solutions for the Blackline Masters130
    References139

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