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An interactive to determine the probability of balls landing in certain positions in an arrangement. Students can run the experiment in x100 sets to determine the experimental probability of winning. Results are given graph and table formats. Students can then determine the theoretical probability of winning and compare their results. A link to teacher notes and student solutions is included.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Student
Purpose Student task
Format Interactive
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords experimental probability

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
National numeracy learning progression Understanding chance - UnC5

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