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# Probability

Designed to improve confidence in mathematics, these resources from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, focus on probability and were developed particularly for primary teachers and those non-specialists who teach mathematics in the lower secondary years.

Each section offers an overview of a particular topic and the key issues that will be covered, as well as highlighting some common misconceptions. Worked examples are provided to support learning and these are followed by focused exercises to practice skills. Activities to reinforce learning and offer extension opportunities are also supplied, as are topic related tests.

Probability part A - Probabilities ▪ Simple Probability ▪ Outcome of Two Events ▪ Finding Probabilities Using Relative Frequency ▪ Determining Probabilities ▪ Probability of Two Events ▪ Use of Tree Diagrams ▪ Multiplication for Independent Events ▪ Mutually Exclusive Events.

Probability part B - Misconceptions ▪ Evens and Odds ▪ Experimental Probability ▪ Tossing Three Coins ▪ Throwing Two Dice ▪ A Russian Fable ▪ Open and Shut Case ▪ Fruit Machines ▪ Birthdays.

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