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combinations

probability

Students calculate the probability of randomly choosing certain scrabble letters, or combinations of letters.

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combinations

probability

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matching

plotting scales

probability

Students match verbal statements about a class with graphic scales which represent their statements.

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long-run relative probability

probability

Students show probabilities by shading a spinner.

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percentages

probability

table construction

Students carry out an investigation to determine the frequency and percentage of different numbers resulting from 100 dice throws. They construct a table to record the results.

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experiments

prediction

probability

table construction

Students predict the outcome of 100 coin tosses, then carry out a test of their prediction, recording their results.

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frequency tables

probability

table interpretation

Students are asked four short questions that require them to use a table that contains a count of the kind of books borrowed from a library for a month.

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combinations

probability

Students calculate the number of different combinations of ties and socks that could be worn.

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frequency tables

percentages

probability

table interpretation

Students interpret data presented in a frequency table to calculate percentages and make comparisons.

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combinations

probability

tree diagrams

Students complete a tree diagram to illustrate all the different combinations of height and colour of four candles and evaluate probabilities for some combinations.

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probability

Students calculate the chances of winning prizes when a prize wheel is spun.

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combinations

independence

probability

tree diagrams

Students identify the most likely combination of throws for a fair coin, and explain their reasons.

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1

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probability

qualitative probability

Students complete a table to show whether an event has a 'certain', 'good', 'even', 'poor', or 'impossible' chance of ocurring.

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probability

qualitative probability

This task is about students selecting 'always', 'maybe' or 'never' to describe the probability of a range of probability events happening.

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probability

spinners

Students use a picture of a spinner to calculate the probability of the arrow pointing to the black or white portion of a card.

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5

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probability

qualitative probability

Students choose terms 'impossible', 'even', 'poor', 'good', and 'certain' to describe the chances of landing on selected squares in a board game.

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2

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fractions

matching

probability

qualitative probability

Students match the descriptions: certain, impossible, good chance, poor chance, even chance to a set of probabilities shown as a fraction.

5

2

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probability

tree diagrams

Students interpret a tree diagram to answer questions about the probability of selecting certain combinations.

5

1

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chance

fractions

probability

Students show understanding of probability by selecting a fraction to represent the colours of choosing an article of clothing from a drawer.

3

1

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equivalent fractions

frequency tables

probability

table interpretation

Students interpret information in a table to answer probability questions.

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1

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experiments

practical

probability

In this practical task, students use a coloured spinner and record the frequency of colours occurring. They then use their findings to record the probability of each event and interpret these.

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1

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frequency tables

probability

table interpretation

Students interpret information in a frequency table to decide the probability of winning prizes in a competition.

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probability

Students determine the probability of finding a lost cat in various locations marked on a grid map.

2

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3

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independence

probability

work samples

Students recognise equal and different likelihoods when playing a game of chance.

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4

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probability

qualitative probability

This task is about students selecting 'always', 'maybe' or 'never' to describe the probability of a range of events happening.

3

2

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probability

qualitative probability

Students answer questions about the probabilities that relate to a map of an island.