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Surf For More Math


Lesson 1: Recognizing Probability Situations
Lesson 2: Using Probabilities to Make Decisions
Lesson 3: Communicate about Probability
Lesson 4: Using a Probability to Reach Alternative Conclusions

Use these interactive activities to encourage your student to have fun on the Web while learning about probability.

Instructions for Use

Fish Tank

This activity provides review of basic probability concepts, including expressing probabilities using decimals.

Dice Roll

This activity shows the theoretical and experimental probability of rolling dice. You can choose to roll 1, 2 or 3 dice at a time. To the right of the dice, click “Session” to see the results of only your game. In the bottom half of the screen, you will see a chart with the expected results (or theoretical probability) and the session results (or experimental probability). When you are ready, click on the dice to roll.