Activity:
Modeling the Cereal Box Problem in Class 

Go to: 
http://mste.illinois.edu/reese/cereal/model.php
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Description: 
An activity using a die and a tally sheet to model the cereal box problem. 
Technology Type: 
Calculator  
Author: 
George Reese 
Language: 
English  
Cost: 
Does not require payment for use 

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Lesson Plan: 
The Cereal Box Problem: A Lesson in Expected Value 
Tool: 
Cereal Box Problem Simulation 
Courses: 
Math 6 
Probability 
 Math 7 
Probability 


Uncle Bob 
Comment:  The term "mean" should be used, and the median should be suggested as well. Randomness in the lesson and the simulation needs more emphasis. 
