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 content descriptions
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'.
National numeracy learning progression Understanding chance

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Queensland University of Technology

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