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Chance (Year 8)

This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to take a deeper look at the topic of probability, and the concepts of independent and complementary events. There are sections that provide history and context for the topics, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords independent, complementary, event, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Probability
Topics Chance and probability
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMSP204 Identify complementary events and use the sum of probabilities to solve problems
ACMSP205 Describe events using language of 'at least', exclusive 'or' (A or B but not both), inclusive 'or' (A or B or both) and 'and'.
ACMSP292 Represent events in two-way tables and Venn diagrams and solve related problems
National numeracy learning progression Understanding chance - UnC5

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