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How Many Games Does it Take to Win the World Series? (MSTE)

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Author:Jay Hill; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Description: A project that uses the Internet and other student activities to explore the concept of expected value: How many games do we expect the World Series to last? A coin-flipping model and an analytic solution are provided.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Statistics

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