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This resource guides and supports the explicit teaching of probability, through discussing the meaning of probability terminology; distinguishing between likely outcomes and outcomes that are not equally likely; and expressing probabilities as decimals, fractions and percentages. Accompanying worked examples and solutions are provided. Student can access the resources to clarify their understanding of probability and to work through sample questions.

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher, Student
Purpose Content knowledge, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Explicit teaching, Worked examples
Keywords probability, likely, unlikely outcome, chosen randomly, sample space, favourable outcomes, trial, experiments and events, chosen randomly, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy, English
Strand and focus Probability, Statistics, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Chance and probability, Decimals, Fractions, Percentage
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Identify the sample space for single-stage events; assign probabilities to the outcomes of these events and predict relative frequencies for related events

Numeracy progression Understanding chance (P5)

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