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Sets, Probability, Statistics I


"When am I ever going to use this?"

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The Make It Real Learning Sets, Probability, Statistics I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Fruit Snacks: Using Mean, Median, and Mode to Playing Pig: Using Expected Value, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Sets, Probability, Statistics I Activity Titles

  1. Fruit Snacks: Using Mean, Median, and Mode
  2. Fruit Snacks: Using Probability
  3. Kinds of Candy Bars: Working with Sets
  4. Menu Choices: Working with Combinations
  5. Phone Numbers: Using Principles of Counting
  6. Picking Plates - Canada: Using Principles of Counting
  7. Picking Plates - United States: Using Permutations
  8. Playing Pig: Using Expected Value
  9. Playing Soccer: Using Combinations and Probability
  10. Rolling the Dice: Using Probability

Standards targeted: Number and Operations, Data Analysis and Probability

Grade Levels: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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