On The Line: Predicting Results; Extending the Probability
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|Robin Roberts; SCORE Mathematics|
|Grade levels 10-12; Lesson 3. Only 2 seconds remain in the big basketball game, and the Up-State College Tigers are behind by one point. However, your opponent has been "whistled" for a technical foul and Upstate will receive two free throws. You're the coach. Which player should you send to the line to give you the best chance of winning? What is the probability that that player will win the game, tie the game or lose the game? One in a series of on-line interactive pages exploring probability and statistics in real life. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics Lessons.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Probability, Sports|
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