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Students use Sketchpad to simulate a probability problem and then calculate a precise probability by reasoning about their model. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains both the activity in pdf format and the corresponding sketch.

This is a free sample activity from Exploring Precalculus with the Geometer's Sketchpad.

Technology Type: Sketchpad 
Authors: Key Curriculum Press/Daniel Scher
Scott Steketee
Paul Kunkel
Irina Lyublinskaya
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Activity: Exploring Precalculus with The Geometer's Sketchpad
Tool: Wait for a Date
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Comment:Fun application using Sketchpad. You will have to have your own copy of sketchpad but very creative and could be fun in the classroom.