One word changes it all

Exploring the meaning of 'and' and 'or' in probability.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Concrete Representational Abstract model, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching
Keywords probability, sample space, outcome, unfavourable, favourable, event, trial, experiment

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking
Strand and focus Probability, Apply understanding, Build understanding, Statistics
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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