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6th Grade - Probability as Ratio

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Identify the probability of an event as the ratio of the number of its actual occurrences to the total number of its possible occurrences. 0606.5.2


Links verified on 7/16/2014


  1. Analyzing game probabilities - multiple-choice quiz [5 problems] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Data Picking - students collect data, enter tally marks or numbers and then select which graph is appropriate This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Figuring the Odds (Probability Puzzles) - twenty questions with answers
  4. Probability vs. Odds Ratio - the difference between odds ratio and probability in layman's language
  5. Probability Workbook - eight page document to use as student practice worksheets This link includes something for the teacher to printAn Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  6. The Random Ball-Picking Machine - experiment with a random generator at a BBC site to collect data to make decisions about probability. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. Understanding Probability - [designed for 6-8th grades] lesson plan from Discovery Education A lesson plan can be found at this site
  8. What are Your Chances - What many people refer to as 'good luck' can actually be explained by a little knowledge about probability and statistics. This dice game allows you to see how increasing or decreasing the number of dice rolls effects an outcome. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data

 

 

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