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Chance encounters : probability in games and simulations

Author: Education Development Center.
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1995.
Series: Seeing and thinking mathematically in the middle grades.
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Students from grades six and seven conduct experiment with number cube, coin, and spinner games to investigate such questions as: which game gives you a better chance of winning? Why does the same  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chance encounters.
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1995
(OCoLC)988398152
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Education Development Center.
ISBN: 0435083511 9780435083519
OCLC Number: 31656117
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Sec. 1. Introduction to chance. Carnival games --
Coins and cubes: predictions, experiments, and data --
From never to always: describing the likelihood of events --
Sec. 2. Spinner games: multiple representations of probability. The cover-up game --
Mystery spinners --
Designing mystery spinner games --
Sec. 3. Fair and unfair games. Is it fair? --
Charting the chances: exploring outcome grids --
Which game would you play? --
Sec. 4. Simulations: using probability to model real-world events. Is it realistic? Testing simulations --
Simulating a simple game --
Final project: design your own simulation game --
Project seminar: testing the simulations.
Series Title: Seeing and thinking mathematically in the middle grades.
Responsibility: created by Education Development Center, Inc.

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