Coins, Art, and Math in North Bay
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|Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)|
|North Bay's Nipissing University hosted the annual meeting of the Ontario Association for Mathematics Education, which attracted about 650 math teachers. As one of the featured speakers, I presented a talk on randomness. My examples included slot machines, Tilt-A-Whirls, random-number generators, dice, and tossed coins. For my finale, I had set up about two dozen U.S. pennies so that they stood on edge on the surface of a table...|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Math Topics:||Data Analysis, Probability|
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