Probability provide a great context for both connecting math to the real world, as well as work with fractions.
This mission is aligned with Common Core State Standards: 7.SP.C.5, 7.SP.C.6, 7.SP.C.7.
The fun stuff:
Fair games, coin flips and dice rolls! Students are immersed in data, from their grades in History to the field goal percentages of their favorite basketball stars. This mission explores percentages and probabilities to give a reason to add or multiply fractions.
The zip file includes:
★The mission. (6 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!
★Selected Answers in pdf form.
★Selected Answers online, password protected. For students to correct at home!
The mission includes:
•Coin flips and experimental probability.
•Probability of independent events, for multiplying fractions.
•Probability of mutually exclusive events, for adding fractions.
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