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Exploring Probability and the ...

Samples and Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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This multimedia mathematics resource examines probability. A video illustrates how math is used to evaluate the danger of avalanches in the mountains of Alberta. An interactive component allows studen...
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Fire!!

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Frequency Distribution Applet

Sampling Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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The applet calculates the event space of throwing sixsided dice and tossing coins. The user can select any number of dice up to a maximum of 4 and similarly any number of coins up to a maximum of 10...
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Frequency Distribution and Dat...

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
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With this set of applets, instructors can easily and quickly demonstrate difficult to grasp concepts like the Central Limit Theroem. In addition, students can generate sample data that conforms to u...
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Galton Board Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Visual simulation of a binomial experiment (similar to "Plinko"). User can control number of rows (150) and the probability of the marker falling to the right of each peg. Requires a MathPlayer plug...
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Gambler's Ruin Simulation

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Simulate a game of chance between the gambler of finite means and the bank, which cannot go bankrupt. Vary the starting amounts and the target amount to win.
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Generalized Monty Hall

Probability (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Students choose one of "n" 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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Hamlet Happens

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Verify that rare events happen by drawing letters from a box.
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Histogram

Data and Distributions (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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This activity allows the user to view and make their own histograms.
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Histogram

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Histograms are used to summarize data graphically. A histogram divides the range of values in a data set into intervals. Over each interval is placed a block or rectangle whose area represents the per...
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Interactive Distributions

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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This resource contains the largest collection of interactive distributions which is available on the Internet. The SOCR Distribution resource allows manual manipulations of density functions, calculat...
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Interpreting Correlation Coeff...

Scatterplots (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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This is a companion site for the correlation and regression applet. On this page, students can view and compare scatterplots for different magnitudes of correlation. In addition, there is a link to ...
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Introduction to Probability Mo...

Normal Distributions (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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In the following applet, the sample histogram for the random variable X, the sum of the values showing on the dice, is plotted. The red plot shows the expected number of occurences of X, calculated as...
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Least Squares Circle

LeastSquares Regression (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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This applet produces a least squares fit of an equation of a circle to a set of data points which you generate by clicking the mouse at selected points in the drawing canvas.
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LongRun Empirical Probability...

General (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Experiment with coinflip results over a period of time, with a bias or without.
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Lottery Applet: Coin Toss

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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This applet simulates a coin toss. It will toss a coin until a set number of the same side is tossed in a row. Students can also try to guess if the next toss will result in a head or a tail. It shows...
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Matching Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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In a permutation of n objects, a match occurs if the k'th object is numbered k. This simulation counts the number of matches in a random permutation. Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Matching Problem

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics) 
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Simulates drawing randomly from two identical sets, without replacement, and records the number of matches. Choose from 6sided dice, 42tile Mahjong sets, or 52card decks.
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Monty's Dilemma: The Three Doo...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
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One of three doors has a prize hidden behind it. Determine the probability of finding the prize if you stick with your original door or if you switch.
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MultiFunction Data Flyer

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Enter a set of data points and a function or multiple functions, then manipulate those functions to fit those points. Manipulate the function on a coordinate plane using slider bars. Learn how each co...
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Negative Binomial Experiment

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Simulates counting number of Bernoulli trials until "k" successes occur (if k = 1, result is Geometric distribution). Requires a MathPlayer plugin (free).
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Open House  PLINKO!

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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Simulate the tumbling of a chip as it bounces down rows of offset pegs in the manner of the game from the American TV game show "The Price Is Right."
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Pascals Triangle

Binomial Distributions (Probability & Statistics) 
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Pascal's triangle is a triangular arrangement of numbers corresonding to the probabilities involved in flipping coins, or the number of ways to choose n objects from a group of m indistinguishable obj...
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Pie Chart

Displaying with Graphs (Probability & Statistics) 
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Explore percentages and fractions using pie charts.
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Plinko and the Binomial Distri...

Simulating Experiments (Probability & Statistics)+ 
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In the Java applet repeated independent Bernoulli trials are represented by a single ball falling through an array of pins. Each time a ball falls onto a pin, it will bounce to the right (i.e. a succe...
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