Math Forum - Problem of the Week


Spinners

Lakeia, Brock, and Marion all used the same spinner to try 20 spins each. They kept track of their results using a tally chart.

tallies

spinners

Question: Which spinner is most likely to be the one that they used? Remember to explain how you know.

Use either of these two Java applets to help you think about the problem. Both of them are adjustable (color and number of sections)
    Interactivate: Adjustable Spinner
    NLVM: Spinner


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