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Ask Dr. Math FAQ: The Monty Ha...

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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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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Introductio...

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An introduction to basic concepts of probability.
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Probability...

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An introduction to the uses of probability in everyday life, including: weather forecasting, flipping coins, batting averages, lightning strikes, and the lottery.
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Chaos Dialogue

Probability (Math 7) 
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Introduces the notion of chaos as the breakdown in predictability.
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Chaos is Everywhere Dialogue

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Shows the wide spread use of fractals and chaos in science and nature.
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Divisibility Dialogue

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The question of fairness in a game of two dice leads to the concept of divisibility.
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Empirical Probability (Amsco I...

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This minilesson explains the basics of probability.
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Evaluating Simple Probabilitie...

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This minilesson explains how to evaluate simple probabilities.
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Probability of Simultaneous Ev...

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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...

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Defining, comparing and contrasting probability and statistics.
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Think and Check! Dialogue

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Some problems are tricky; probability theory provides unique ways to check solutions.
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Adjustable Spinner

Probability (Math 7) 
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This tool allows users to create their own spinners and examine the outcomes given a specified number of spins. Users learn that experimental probabilities differ according to the characteristics of t...
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Applet 4: Probability

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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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BallMixing Activity: 4 Balls ...

Probability (Math 7) 
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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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Box Model

Probability (Math 7) 
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Using this virtual manipulative you may: add data points to the draw box; simulate random draws from a box; compare actual draws with probability
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Cereal Box Problem Simulation

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Java simulation of shopping trips to buy cereal boxes with prizes. Used to determine the expected value of number of trips to get at least one of each type of prize.
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Cliff Hanger

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This applet illustrates a particular random walk problem. A person stands on the edge of a cliff. He has a 1/3 chance of stepping toward the edge, and a 2/3 chance of stepping away. What's the probabi...
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Coin Toss

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This activity allows the user to explore experimental probabilities by simulating a coin toss. View coin tosses as a list, table, or ratio, and choose whether to view results cumulatively.
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Coin Toss  3 coins

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A variant on hmnwilson's Coin Flip tool, this features three coins at once.
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Data Games: Markov

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Students play Roshambo against the evil Dr. Markov. If they win, they can save a captive dog. Students can improve their odds of winning by analyzing data in a twoway frequency table and recognizing ...
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Dice Game

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Roll dice to remove chips from the board. What pattern of chips clears the board most quickly?
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Distributions

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Select grids with different numbers of outcomes, run some experiments, and look for patterns in the distributions. For each type of grid and for 128 chips, predict the number of chips on average that ...
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Duplicate Birthdays

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This Flashbased simulation randomly generates birthdays and checks for a match. It can repeatedly generate the same number of birthdays to allow, for example, the determination of how large a group ...
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Experimental Data Generator (P...

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This program allows up to 25 generic "segments" which can be assigned to colors on a spinner, dice sides, numbers, etc. Returns a page to the browser.
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Flipacoin.net

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Flip a single coin: choose from 91 virtual coins from 28 different countries.
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