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Median and Quartiles

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Investigate averages with this height graph: line the people up by height, mark the quartiles, and use the yellow boxes to read off the heights for lower and upper quartiles, and the median.
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Plinko Probability

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Play Plinko and develop your knowledge of statistics. As the Plinko ball falls, it ricochets down a triangular grid of pegs. See the balls random walk through the lattice. Watch the histogram of final...
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Random

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Discover that randomness is a process in which the outcomes of an experiment all have the same chance of happening. This resource includes a lesson, simulation, and question set.
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Socks in the Dryer

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Simulation of a probability problem: four pairs of socks of four different colors are run through a dryer, which eats four socks at random every time. Activities ask students to estimate the probabil...
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Spinning Spinners

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
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Select from seven different sets of spinners and set the desired number of spins. The two spinners selected can be spun up to 1 million times. The scores are counted and a bar graph displays the data.
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Standard Deviation Calculator

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Students often experience difficulty with the concepts of variance and standard deviation. This tool presents these concepts both visually and interactively. It provides an example using a given five ...
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Stay or Switch?  The Monty Ha...

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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Players choose one of three doors to experimentally determine the odds of winning the grand prize behind one of the doors, as in the TV program "Let's Make a Deal." This site provides a variety of "ex...
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The Futures Channel

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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The Futures Channel produces educational microdocumentary videos that show students how professionals are using math, science, technology and engineering in the real world. Teachers often describe t...
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Three Door Problem

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Simulates the statistical Three Door Problem, also called the Monty Hall Problem. The player is shown three closed doors in a room, behind exactly one of which is a prize. The player chooses a door....
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XP Math: Deal or No Deal

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
Tool 

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The rules are simple. Choose a briefcase containing an unknown amount of money. Then as each round progresses, you must either stay with your original briefcase choice or make a "deal" with the bank t...
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XP Math: Guess the Number 1,0...

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Guess the number between 1000 and 1000 before the time runs out. Can you find the best strategy?
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XP Math: Guess the Number 0 to...

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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Guess the number between 0 and 100 before the time runs out. Can you find the best strategy?
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XP Math: Probability  Starfis...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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In this game, students race the clock to state the probability (as a fraction in lowest terms) of choosing one color of starfish from a given selection.
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A Better Fire!

Designing Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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See the chaos theory played out in forest fire simulations.
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A+ Click: Math assessment for ...

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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A+ Click is an interactive collection of more than 500 mathematical problems based on school program for grades 1 to 12. It defines the personal level of math knowledge. You move up into the next lev...
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Advanced Monty Hall

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students choose one of "n" (where n can be 110) doors to experimentally determine the odds of winning the grand prize behind one of the doors, as in the TV program "Let's Make a Deal."
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Applet 4: Probability

General (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Set the bias for the probability of heads and then view a simulation of coin flips. Use manual or auto (slow, medium, fast) settings.
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Ball Mixing Activity: 6 Balls ...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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We have 6 balls3 reds and 3 greens. We drop them randomly into 3 boxes.
What combinations are possible? Use this applet to experiment.
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Ball and Urn Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates drawing balls from an urn, with or without replacement. Specify number of balls, number of red balls, and number drawn. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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BallMixing Activity: 4 Balls ...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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We have 4 balls2 reds and 2 greens. We drop them randomly into 2 boxes.
Are the colors mixed or separate? Use this applet to experiment.
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Banach Match Box Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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Two boxes have the same number of matches. A coin is tossed to determine which box a match is taken from. Coin toss repeats until the chosen box is empty; the number of matches remaining in the othe...
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Bar Charts

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Create a bar chart showing quantities or percentages by labeling columns and clicking on values.
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Bertrand's Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Demonstration of the probability that a chord of a circle falls within an inscribed equilateral triangle. Three ways of "randomizing" the chord result in different probability distributions. Require...
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Best Quadratic

LeastSquares Regression (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet produces a least squares fit of a quadratic function to a set of data points which you generate by clicking the mouse at selected points in the drawing canvas.
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Binomial Coin Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Java Applet 
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Simulates tosses of from 1 to 60 coins with userchosen probability of heads; compiles both number and proportion of heads, with theoretical and empirical distributions. Requires a MathPlayer plugin ...
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