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Chance (Year 10)
This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate and extend their content knowledge on the topic of probability and the concept of independence. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||probability, conditional, independence, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Probability|
|Topics||Chance and probability|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMSP246 Describe the results of two- and three-step chance experiments, both with and without replacements, assign probabilities to outcomes and determine probabilities of events. Investigate the concept of independence
ACMSP247 Use the language of ‘if ....then, ‘given’, ‘of’, ‘knowing that’ to investigate conditional statements and identify common mistakes in interpreting such language
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