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Probability

These problems require students to use a basic understanding of probability to explore ideas of chance, make predictions, observe outcomes, or test conjectures about the results of experiments
and simulations.
 Related Resources

Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
Math 7: Probability
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
FAQ: Probability
Middle School: Probability
NCTM Standards:
Data Analysis & Probability Standard for Grades 68
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Chamique the Archer
 Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Chamique wants to know the probability of hitting a bull'seye with a randomly shot arrow.
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Flipping Over Pennies
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. How many equally likely outcomes are there when flipping 10 coins?
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Golfing Luck?
 Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Work with probability on the practice hole of the golf course.
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Money Maker?
 Leigh Nataro, Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Would you rather earn $10 a week, or take a chance every week on the
money in this paper bag?
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Oceans of Fun
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Help the Math Club approximate the portion of the Earth's surface that is covered by the oceans.
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Prime Probability
 Lisa Lavelle

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Given the expression n^2  5, what is the probability that the result is prime for integers between 2 and 12?
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Student Council Elections
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Find the number of ways names can be arranged on the student council ballot, and figure the odds that a brother and sister will both be listed first in their respective races.
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Totolospi
 Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Calculate the probability of advancing on a toss when playing the game
Totolospi.
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Two Toss
 Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. What's the probability that Max scored a point in the Two Toss Game?
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