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This 1-page, 11-question worksheet is a great way for students to practice finding the theoretical and experimental probabilities of simple events! Please view the preview file to determine if this product is appropriate for your students! An answer key is included. This activity is aligned to CCS
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This engaging activity will allow students to explore theoretical and experimental probability while using dice and keeping track of their data. Students will complete several trials of rolling two (or three) dice and adding their values. Students will learn about normal distribution curves (bell
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These activities have students interact with playing cards and dice to practice with theoretical and experiment probability. Questions on the worksheet vary in difficulty.
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Error analysis is a great way to get your students engaging in higher level thinking! My students love being the teacher and finding other students' errors. In this product, you will get 6 different error analysis problems all related to theoretical and experimental probability. Rather than the trad
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Riddles are a great way to make a boring worksheet fun. However, I found students knew the answer to the riddle and just chose the answers to fill in the letters without doing any of the math. This way, students have to create the riddle before they can answer it. Save 50%: 7th Grade Probability U
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This investigation has students conduct two experiments to learn about the difference between theoretical and experimental (empirical) probability. In the first experiment, students will flip a coin and explain how their experimental probability compares to the theoretical probability. In the seco
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This product gives short explanations for students about what theoretical and experimental probabilities are. For both it gives an opportunity to find the probability, as well as on the last page a place to compare the two. There are 3 pages of explanation/worksheets in this product.
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This worksheet covers word problems for TEKS 7.6A, 7.6C, 7.6D, 7.6E, 7.6H, 7.6I. It includes both theoretical and experimental probability, as well as replacing an item and without replacing.
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This lab asks students to find the experimental and theoretical probability using different manipulatives. They will use a spinner, a red/yellow chip, octagonal dice, and a bag of color tiles. (If you do not have these items, I have left this as a word document so that it may be edited according t
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16 questions that are great for practice, 7th grade (Texas) math STAAR review, games, etc. This is a self-checking activity using QR codes. The QR codes not only give correct answers, but also explains how to get the correct answer. Fun way to practice probability rather than worksheets. You c
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These worksheets are for the "Theoretical and Experimental Probability Lesson Plan"
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Theoretical and Experimental Probability
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A recording sheet to allow students to document the ins and outs of theoretical and experimental probability. Texas TEK: 7.6I
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This lesson plan was originally written for a class (and then adapted after teaching the lesson). I am offering the plan for free, so that you can review the plan before purchasing the worksheets. If you are interested in the lesson, the materials are avaliable for purchase. (My favorite part of t
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Probability is so frequently used in every-day life, yet so often under-explored as a common core subject in math classrooms. This is the first in a series of products which bring probability to life in upper elementary and middle school classrooms. Experiments of Chance gives students an introduc
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This is a fun, student-centered activity in which students working with a partner will conduct an experimental lab tossing 2 coins. After completing the lab, they will draw conclusions based upon the results of the activity concerning the difference between theoretical and experimental probability.
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Probability is so frequently used in every-day life, yet so often under-explored in mathematics today. This product, which can be used as a stand-alone activity, is the second in a series of products which bring probability to life in upper elementary and middle school classrooms. The first pro
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This activity shows students the difference between theoretical and experimental probability. There are three different events in this activity. The students first determine the theoretical probability of each event. They then perform the experiments to collect the experimental data. This activity l
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This activity teaches the difference between theoretical probability and experimental probability: why things that happen in real life do not exactly match probability. Students first find the theoretical probability of landing on each color of a spinner, then use the spinner to conduct their own
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In this activity students work with a partner to roll a pair of dice (many times) and record the sum of the dice in a data collection sheet. Once the data has been collected the students are walked through the process of calculating the experimental probability for each sum and then the theoretical
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Trash the worksheets and get your students more engaged in their learning all while saving paper using these task cards. Students will determine which for which event the experimental probability is closest to or furthest from the theoretical probability. Great for small groups, stations, or warm-
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Relative Frequency and Approximate Relative Frequency This product includes two brief half sheets of interactive notes, two worksheets and sixteen task cards. Answer documents and keys are included. The focus of this lesson is for students to understand relative frequency is the same as experiment
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This is a hands-on activity focusing on theoretical vs. experimental probability. Students will work in partners to complete the activity. Each pair of students will be given a small, brown bag filled with a handful of colored chips. The students will use the colored chips to find the theoretical pr
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This PDF introduces students to the topic of probability and explains the difference between theoretical probability and experimental probability. At the bottom of the sheet students will have the opportunity to find the theoretical and experimental probability of getting heads when flipping a coin
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