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Lesson Plan: The Cereal Box Problem: A Lesson in Expected Value
Go to: http://mste.illinois.edu/reese/cereal/index.php (opens a new window)
Description: Suppose there was one of six prizes inside your favorite box of cereal. Perhaps it's a pen, a plastic movie character, or a picture card. How many boxes of cereal would you expect to have to buy, to get all six prizes?
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: George Reese
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Activity: Modeling the Cereal Box Problem in Class
Tool: Cereal Box Problem Simulation
Courses: Math 6 Probability
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