Mathematics / Year 5 / Statistics and Probability / Chance

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Curriculum content descriptions

List outcomes of chance experiments involving equally likely outcomes and represent probabilities of those outcomes using fractions (ACMSP116)

Elaborations
  • commenting on the likelihood of winning simple games of chance by considering the number of possible outcomes and the consequent chance of winning in simple games of chance such as jan-ken-pon (rock-paper-scissors)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Observations (Data),  Sample space

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