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Biased Rectangles?

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Fathom 
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Students explore one example of how bias affects the mean. This simulation increases students' understanding of the significance of sample size on the calculation of the mean.
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Conditional Probability and Pr...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces conditional probability and the probability of simultaneous events.
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Fire!, Probability, and Chaos

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Utilizes and reinforces concepts of probability, mean, line plots, experimental data, and chaos in analyzing a forest fire simulation.
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From Probability to Combinator...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Looks at data structures and their applications to probability theory.
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Probability and Geometry

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Students learn about how probability can be represented using geometry.
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Probability and Sports

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Considers probability concepts on the basis of statistics in professional sports.
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Replacement and Probability

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Extends the notion of conditional probability by discussing the effects of replacement on drawing multiple objects.
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Tree Diagrams and Probability

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of tree diagrams as a way to compute probability of a multistep event.
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Unexpected Answers

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
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Considers probability problems with unexpected and surprising answers.
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Replacement Dialogue

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 

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Extends the notion of conditional probability by discussing the effects of replacement on drawing multiple objects.
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Conditional Probability Discus...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Introduction of the concept of conditional probability and discussion of its application for problem solving.
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Divisibility Dialogue

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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The question of fairness in a game of two dice leads to the concept of divisibility.
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Equally Likely (Fair) Choice D...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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The proper meaning of the term "fair."
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Events and Set Operations Dial...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Introduction of elementary set operations and their connections with probability.
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Expected Value Discussion

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Introduction to and dialogue about the concept of expected value.
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From Geometry to Probability D...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Leads the idea of probability from counting chances to measuring proportions of areas.
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Polyhedra Discussion

Randomness (Probability & Statistics)+ 
Calculator 
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Questions about dice lead to a discussion of polyhedra and geometric probability.
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Probability of Simultaneous Ev...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Computing exact probabilities for the Racing Game leads to the formula for the probability of simultaneous events.
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Probability vs. Statistics Dia...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
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Defining, comparing and contrasting probability and statistics.
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Random Number Generators Dialo...

Randomness (Probability & Statistics) 
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Different methods for random fair choice between several numbers.
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Tables and Combinatorics Dialo...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Discussion of tables as a convenient way to store and count outcomes.
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Think and Check! Dialogue

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Calculator 
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Some problems are tricky; probability theory provides unique ways to check solutions.
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Ask Dr. Math FAQ: The Monty Ha...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Computer 
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Let's Make a Deal: If you're shown a goat behind the second door, should you stay with your first choice or switch?
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Combinations and Permutations ...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains how combinations and permutations concepts can be used to compute probabilities.
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Empirical Probability (Amsco I...

Probability (Probability & Statistics) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains the basics of probability.
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