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Create a Winning Strategy: Discover Probability through a Game

Make a frequency graph, evaluate strategy, use fractions, and an introduction to probability - all in a dice game!
Jen Herrick
182 total reviews for this teacher
9 reviews for this class
Completed by 31 learners
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50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 2 weeks
8-11
year olds
1-8
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

`Students will be able to find a probability of rolling a sum of (any number 2 - 12) with 2 dice, and explain the difference between theoretical and experimental probability.  `
```.css-jzlc08{margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;}  2 files available upon enrollment1) Two handouts will be provided, which need to be printed out prior to the first class:  game board and frequency graph template.
2) Students need to have two, 6 sided dice numbered 1 through 6 or use free e-dice like https://www.random.org/dice/.
3) Students need to have 10 pennies or 10 small objects used as markers in the game (Examples: coins, raisins, unit cubes)```
`50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.`

Teacher

Jen HerrickLet's Play Math
182 total reviews
159 completed classes

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