This sub-collection of resources from the Virtual Text Book collection contains four resources designed for use on an interactive whiteboard to aid the teaching and learning of a variety of topics in ‘Probability’. Each resource is an interactive excel worksheet to encourage teacher-student interaction. The topics covered are:

• Pascal’s Triangle: Coins and nCr
• Probability
• Tree Diagrams
• Venn Diagrams

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Pascal's Triangle: Coins and nCr

This excel file shows how Pascal's triangle can be used to calculate probabilities. Separate sheets show the possible outcomes when different numbers of coins are tossed. With the smaller number of coins these outcomes are listed.

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Probability

This resource contains four interactive excel files dealing with:

Probability Line and Simple Examples
This excel file...

Venn Diagrams

The first three sheets of this interactive excel file show Venn Diagrams of two sets and allow the student to explore other sets based on their union, intersection and complements. By clicking on the Boolean Algebra expression the region is shown on the Venn Diagram....

Tree Diagrams

The first two interactive sheets deal with selecting objects from two bags. The outcomes are shown on tree diagrams and the probabilities can be revealed.

The next interactive sheet deals with the problem of passing...

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