What are the odds?

Students calculate the probability for single-step events using sample spaces.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 7
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, impossible, certain, event, theoretical, likelihood, RAMR, YuMi Deadly Mathematics

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Probability, Apply understanding, Build understanding
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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