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Tool: Cereal Box Problem Simulation
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Description: 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.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Quinn Baetz and George Reese
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plan: The Cereal Box Problem: A Lesson in Expected Value
Activity: Modeling the Cereal Box Problem in Class
Courses: Math 6 Probability
Math 7 Probability

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Reviewer: PennyK, Aug 7 2008 08:14:39:667PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Very Ineffective
Recommended for: Math 5: Probability
Math 6: Probability
Math 7: Probability
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