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

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Probability, Apply understanding, Build understanding
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMSP167 Construct sample spaces for single-step experiments with equally likely outcomes
ACMSP168 Assign probabilities to the outcomes of events and determine probabilities for events
National numeracy learning progression Understanding chance - UnC5

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Queensland University of Technology

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