Simulations Chance and Data
Simulations Chance and DataThis excellent 60 page book with teacher notes and student handouts guides students through a number of simulation exercises to show that sometimes in real life, situations don’t always come out the way we expect. As well as the teacher notes and student worksheets there is also an explanation on how to use the RND# function on a calculator and how to use Excel for simulations.
Can we predict male/female compositions in different family sizes? How many winning streaks can you expect when playing against a person of equal ability? How many packets of tea do you need to purchase in order to collect a full set of 6 jigsaw pieces? What floor will people get off when setting out in an elevator? Do lie detectors really work? What is the Monty Hall dilemma? Do we need to worry about radioactive decay? What are the chances of having the same birth date as another person in the same room? How fast can an infectious disease spread? Can we predict lambing rates on a farm? What are the chances of not getting on the plane on your next flight? To find out the answer to any or all of these, download Simulations Chance and Data by Kim Freeman.Download Now Year / Level: Year 9