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CHAPTER 10: PROBABILITY

Lesson 1: Probability Lines

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about probability. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Goal
Use probability words to describe the probability of an event.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 338–339

Instructions for Use

Random Ball-Picking Machine allows students to use a probability line to describe the likelihood of coloured balls being chosen at random.

How likely is it that a blue ball or a red ball will be picked? Drag the blue and red balls onto the correct positions on the probability line. Then click “Done” to see if your answers are correct.

Why Can't I Win? allows students to learn about probability using spinners and bags of coloured blocks.

Follow the instructions and answer the questions to predict the likelihood of some events.

Chances Are allows students to learn about probability using circle graphs.

Follow the instructions and answer the questions to predict the likelihood of some events.

What Are My Chances? allows students to learn about probability using spinners and to create their own spinner.