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# Mathematics / Year 4 / Probability

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Curriculum content descriptions

conduct repeated chance experiments to observe relationships between outcomes; identify and describe the variation in results (AC9M4P02)

Elaborations
• playing games such as Noughts and Crosses or First to \(20\) and deciding if it makes a difference who goes first and whether you can use a particular strategy to increase your chances of winning
• recording and ordering the outcomes of experiments using different physical or virtual random generators such as coins, dice and a variety of spinners
• experimenting with tossing \(2\) coins at the same time, recording and commenting on the chance of outcomes after a number of tosses
• shuffling a set of cards, drawing a card at random, and recording whether it was a spade, club, diamond or heart, picture card or numbered; repeating the experiment a number of times and discussing the results
General capabilities
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and Creative Thinking
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Conditional probability,  Independence (Experiments),  Probability,  Observations (Data)

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