7.6 Probability and Statistics

Beginning Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=c32c0ef7daf7509ef582b0fd07771532d7e80e5cb2ff5a538f73aea5f4c8ec6b

Wheel of Fortune

Is Wheel of Fortune rigged? Students use percents and probabilities to compare theoretical versus experimental probabilities, and explore whether the show is legit, or whether there might be something shady going on!

Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP), Statistics and Probability (SP)

Middle Lessons

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=db09a67ca05fb4bf66a4298a8631b2041f68960ebf2f97ecac67c0bcf9e1288c

I'd Like to Buy a Vowel

How much should vowels cost on Wheel of Fortune? Students use ratios and percents to explore what would happen if Wheel of Fortune charged prices for vowels based on how often they come up.

Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP), Statistics and Probability (SP)
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=c834c9f8041f7c119cc58c62bcb208370767b06f5ef0b73d18200979e553b8c1

Pair-Alysis (Legacy Version)

How many different shoes can you design on NIKEiD? Students use the Fundamental Counting Principle to calculate how many color combinations are possible for the popular Nike Free Run running shoe, and also explore the "paralysis-by-analysis" that can come from too much choice.

Topic: Statistics and Probability (SP)
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=3dfb0e6bcfd73d1e6dae6c4e0b46704a49b7aac6952143999312182234a31189

VA-NITY PL88

In how many ways can you personalize a license plate? Students use the Fundamental Counting Principle to determine the total number of possible messages.

Topic: Expressions and Equations (EE), Statistics and Probability (SP)

End Lesson

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=cc9f4b5fe2fa087b3529de2500498a113107bc8b1ae0ff6c0b080cb787830a81

Wealth of Nations - Legacy Version

How is wealth distributed in the United States? Students use measures of center, five-number summaries, and box plots to examine different distributions while digging into one of the most important economic and political issues facing the nation.

Topic: Statistics and Probability (SP)