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The Cereal Box Problem: A Lesson in Expected Value (MSTE)

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Author:George Reese; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Description: Collect all six! How many cereal boxes would you expect to have to buy to get all the prizes? This lesson examines this expected value question and includes an online simulation.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Simulations, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Probability

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