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# The vile vendor: questions

TLF ID L118

Use a vending machine to get a vile-flavoured drink such as cabbage, smelly sock or rusty nail. The machine serves a can of drink randomly from four slots. Work out the likelihood of getting each flavour. Then choose a matching probability word: impossible, unlikely, equal, likely or certain. Move on to filling the slots with drink flavours to match the given likelihood statements.

#### Educational details

Educational value
• Explores the language of probability by encouraging students to answer a series of questions about the likelihood of a particular event.
• Provides a printable activity that relates the language of chance to introductory concepts of probability.
Year level

2

Learning area
• Mathematics

#### Other details

Contributors
• Contributor
• Name: CWA New Media
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• Organization: Education Services Australia
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• Name: Education Services Australia
• Organization: Education Services Australia
• URL: www.esa.edu.au
• Publisher
• Name: Education Services Australia
• Organization: Education Services Australia
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