Mathematics / Year 10 / Statistics and Probability / Chance

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Curriculum content descriptions

Describe the results of two- and three-step chance experiments, both with and without replacements, assign probabilities to outcomes and determine probabilities of events. Investigate the concept of independence (ACMSP246)

Elaborations
  • recognising that an event can be dependent on another event and that this will affect the way its probability is calculated
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Independence (Experiments)

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Dice Game - Stymied

In this mathematical game, students play the dice game Stymied, and determine a game strategy and the probabilities of some outcomes. Students then design their own dice game for two 6-sided dice, ensuring it is a fair game for which they have a winning strategy. Students work collaboratively to determine which of the games ...

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reSolve: Probability - Forensic Investigations

This lesson investigates real-world applications of probability. Students examine real-world case studies of probability being applied in misleading ways. They assess and explain the flaws in the mathematical methodology used. There is also an emphasis on accurate and inaccurate ways of communicating mathematical concepts ...