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Introducing Venn diagrams

This is the first in a series of Syllabus Bites related to Venn diagrams. Students classify data involving two attributes using Venn diagrams. They draw Venn diagrams and solve an open-ended problem by interpreting a Venn diagram.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Interactive
Keywords Venn diagram, sorting, sets

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking
Strand and focus Probability, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Chance and probability
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Determine all possible combinations for 2 events, using two-way tables, tree diagrams and Venn diagrams, and use these to determine probabilities of specific outcomes in practical situations

Numeracy progression Understanding chance (P6)

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