Number, Number Sense
and Operations 
(Based on State of Ohio
Curriculum Standards) 
1. Identify and justify whether properties (closure, identity,
inverse, commutative and associative) hold for a given set and
operations; e.g., even integers and multiplication. 

Math
Dictionary animation for kids This is an outstanding
website allowing you to explore a comprehensive view of math
with many examples 4
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2.
Compare, order
and determine equivalent forms for rational and irrational numbers. 

Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals Compare
and order numbers represented as percents, fractions, and decimals
using area grids and a number line.

Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals Greater
Than 1Compare and order numbers
greater than 1 using area grids and a number line. Examine the
numbers represented as percents, improper fractions, and decimals.

Percents, Fractions and DecimalsCompare
a quantity represented by an area with its percent, fraction, and
decimal forms.

3.
Explain the effects of operations such as multiplication or division,
and of computing powers and roots on the magnitude of quantities. 

4.
Demonstrate fluency in computations using real numbers. 

5.
Estimate the solutions for problem situations involving square and
cube roots. 

Square RootsExplore
the meaning of square roots using an area model. Use the side length
of a square to find the square root of a decimal number or a whole
number.

Measurement 
1. Convert rates within the same
measurement system; e.g., miles per hour to feet per second;
kilometers per hour to meters per second. 

2. Use unit analysis to check
computations involving measurement. 

3. Use the ratio of lengths in
similar twodimensional figures or threedimensional objects to
calculate the ratio of their areas or volumes respectively. 

Perimeters and Areas of Similar FiguresManipulate
two similar figures and vary the scale factor to see what changes
are possible under similarity. Explore how the perimeters and areas
of two similar figures compare.

Similar Figures  Activity AVary
the scale factor and rotation of an image and compare it to the
preimage.
Determine how the angle measures and side
lengths of the two figures are related.

Similar PolygonsManipulate two
similar figures and vary the scale factor to see what changes are
possible under similarity.

4. Use scale drawings and right
triangle trigonometry to solve problems that include unknown distances
and angle measures. 

Trig Triangle Basics This
is an excellent interactive tutorial that uses animations and audio
explanations to clearly teach Sine, Cosine, and Tangent, and how to
use them to solve triangle problems. Several sample problems are
shown and there are exercises to try on your own. Be sure to click
the "Play Audio" button to hear the commentary.

5. Solve problems involving unit
conversion for situations involving distances, areas, volumes and
rates within the same measurement system. 

Geometry and Spatial Sense

1. Define the basic trigonometric
ratios in right triangles: sine, cosine and tangent. 

Smart Board Lesson
Created by:
Sonia Herman SB

Trig Triangle Basics This is an excellent
interactive tutorial that uses animations and audio explanations to
clearly teach Sine, Cosine, and Tangent, and how to use them to
solve triangle problems. Several sample problems are shown and there
are exercises to try on your own. Be sure to click the "Play Audio"
button to hear the commentary.

Sine and Cosine Ratios  Activity AReshape
and resize a right triangle and examine how the sine of angle A and
the cosine of angle A change.

Mathway
This a step by step math solver for General Math, Geometry, Algebra,
Pre Algebra, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus. A great
program to show students step by step directions and also allow a
teacher to create a presentation to be used on their LSD projector.
This is a great tool for facilitating and allowing at teacher to
better present their instruction.
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2. Apply proportions and right
triangle trigonometric ratios to solve problems involving missing
lengths and angle measures in similar figures. 

Smart Board Lesson
Created by:
Sonia Herman SB

Perimeters and Areas of Similar FiguresManipulate
two similar figures and vary the scale factor to see what changes
are possible under similarity. Explore how the perimeters and areas
of two similar figures compare.

Similar Figures  Activity AVary
the scale factor and rotation of an image and compare it to the
preimage. Determine how the angle measures and side lengths of the
two figures are related.

Similar PolygonsManipulate two
similar figures and vary the scale factor to see what changes are
possible under similarity.

3. Analyze twodimensional
figures in a coordinate plane; e.g., use slope and distance formulas
to show that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram. 

Classifying TrianglesPlace
constraints on a triangle and determine what classifications must
apply to the triangle.

Distance Formula  Activity AExplore
the distance formula as an application of the Pythagorean theorem.
Learn to see any two points as the endpoints of the hypotenuse of a
right triangle. Drag those points and examine changes to the
triangle and the distance calculation.

Geoboard: The Pythagorean TheoremBuild
right triangles in an interactive geoboard and build squares on the
sides of the triangles to discover the Pythagorean Theorem.

Pythagorean Theorem  Activity AExplore
the Pythagorean Theorem using a dynamic right triangle. Examine a
visual, geometric application of the Pythagorean Theorem, using the
areas of squares on the sides of the triangle.

Slope  Activity BExplore the
slope of a line, and learn how to calculate slope. Adjust the line
by moving points that are on the line, and see how its slope
changes.

Patterns, Functions and Algebra 
1. Define function with ordered
pairs in which each domain element is assigned exactly one range
element. 

Mathway
This a step by step math solver for General Math, Geometry, Algebra,
Pre Algebra, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus. A great program
to show students step by step directions and also allow a teacher to
create a presentation to be used on their LSD projector. This is a
great tool for facilitating and allowing at teacher to better present
their instruction.
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Algebraic
Reasoning
Learn how to think algebraically with these clever weighing scales. Levels
1 and 2 contain two scales. Level 3 is more difficult and has three
scales. Your goal is to determine the weight of one or more of the objects
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Algebra
Puzzle
Find the value of each of the
three objects presented in the puzzle. The numbers given represent the
sum of the objects in each row or column. Sometimes, only one object
will appear in a row or column. That makes the puzzle easier to solve.
Other times, you will have to look for relationships among the objects.
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Weigh the
Wangdoodles
Your
job is to find the weight of each Wangdoodle using the information
provided by the scales. To be successful, you will have to make sure
that the weight you assign to each Wangdoodle works on each scale. This
activity is a fun but challenging introduction to multiple algebraic
equations.
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Smart Board Algebra Lesson This
lesson has examples and videos.
Smart board manipulativeSB

Algebra Tiles –
Visualize multiplying and factoring algebraic expressions using
tiles.
Algebra Tile manipulative





Student Resources for Algebra
 Outstanding web
site for teachers and students.

Vertical Line Test
Students learn about the vertical line test for
functions by trying to connect points in the plane to build a
function.

Introduction to FunctionsDetermine
if a relation is a function using the mapping diagram, ordered
pairs, or the graph of the relation. Drag arrows from the domain to
the range, type in ordered pairs, or drag points to the graph to add
inputs and outputs to the relation.

Linear FunctionsDetermine if a
relation is a function from the mapping diagram, ordered pairs, or
graph. Use the graph to determine if it is linear.

2. Generalize patterns using
functions or relationships (linear, quadratic and exponential), and
freely translate among tabular, graphical and symbolic
representations. 

Arithmetic SequencesFind the value
of individual terms in arithmetic sequences using graphs of the
sequences and direct computation. Vary the common difference and
examine how the sequences change in response.

Exponential Functions  Activity AExplore
the graph of an exponential function. Vary the coefficient
and base of the function and investigate the changes to
the graph of the function.
Linear FunctionsDetermine
if a relation is a function from the mapping diagram,
ordered pairs, or graph. Use the graph to determine if it
is linear.
Quadratic and Absolute Value FunctionsCompare
the graph of a quadratic or absolute‑value function to its
equations. Vary the coefficients of the equation and
explore how the graph changes in response.
Quadratics in Factored FormInvestigate
the factors of a quadratic through its graph and through
its equation. Vary the roots of the quadratic and examine
how the graph and the equation change in response.
Quadratics in Polynomial Form  Activity ACompare
the graph of a quadratic to its equation in polynomial
form. Vary the coefficients of the equation and explore
how the graph changes in response.
Roots of a QuadraticFind
the root of a quadratic using its graph or the quadratic
formula. Explore the graph of the roots and the point of
symmetry in the complex plane. Compare the axis of
symmetry and graph of the quadratic in the real plane.

3. Describe problem situations
(linear, quadratic and exponential) by using tabular, graphical and
symbolic representations. 

4. Demonstrate the relationship
among zeros of a function, roots of equations, and solutions of
equations graphically and in words. 

Polynomials and Linear FactorsCreate
a polynomial as a product of linear factors. Vary the values in the
linear factors to see how their connection to the roots of the
function.

Roots of a QuadraticFind the root
of a quadratic using its graph or the quadratic formula.Explore the
graph of the roots and the point of symmetry in the complex plane.
Compare the axis of symmetry and graph of the quadratic in the real
plane.

5. Describe and compare
characteristics of the following families of functions: linear,
quadratic and exponential functions; e.g., general shape, number of
roots, domain, range, rate of change, maximum or minimum. 

Quadratic Roots
This website uses an animated slideshow to explain
the three different options for the roots of a quadratic equation.

Exponential Functions  Activity AExplore
the graph of an exponential function. Vary the coefficient and base
of the function and investigate the changes to the graph of the
function.

Linear FunctionsDetermine if a
relation is a function from the mapping diagram, ordered pairs, or
graph.

Quadratic and Absolute Value FunctionsCompare
the graph of a quadratic or absolute‑value function to its
equations. Vary the coefficients of the equation and explore how the
graph changes in response.

Quadratics in Factored FormInvestigate
the factors of a quadratic through its graph and through its
equation. Vary the roots of the quadratic and examine how the graph
and the equation change in response

Quadratics in Polynomial Form  Activity ACompare
the graph of a quadratic to its equation in polynomial form. Vary
the coefficients of the equation and explore how the graph changes
in response.

6. Write and use equivalent forms
of equations and inequalities in problem situations; e.g., changing a
linear equation to the slopeintercept form. 

SlopeIntercept Form of a Line  Activity ACompare
the slope‑intercept form of a linear equation to its graph. Vary the
coefficients and explore how the graph changes in response

Solving Linear Inequalities using Addition and SubtractionSolve
a linear inequality. Graph the solution on a dynamic number line.

Solving Linear Inequalities using Multiplication and
DivisionSolve
an inequality involving multiplication and division. Graph the
solution on a number line.

Using Tables, Rules and GraphsCompare
the graph of a linear function to its rule and to a table of its
values. Change the function by dragging two points on the line.
Examine how the rule and table change.

7. Use formulas to solve problems
involving exponential growth and decay. 

Exponential Functions  Activity AExplore
the graph of an exponential function. Vary the coefficient and base
of the function and investigate the changes to the graph of the
function.

Exponential Growth and Decay  Activity BExplore
the graph of the exponential growth or decay function. Vary the
initial amount and the rate of growth or decay. Investigate the
changes to the graph.

HalflifeInvestigate the decay of
a radioactive substance. The halflife and the number of radioactive
atoms can be adjusted, and theoretical or random decay can be
observed. Data can be interpreted visually using a dynamic graph, a
bar chart, and a table. Determine the halflives of two sample
isotopes as well as samples with randomly generated halflives.

Halflife LaboratoryInvestigate
the half life of a sample of radioactive particles as well as a
dynamic graph of the number of particles vs. time. The halflife can
be adjusted, along with the initial number of particles.

8. Find linear equations that
represent lines that pass through a given set of ordered pairs, and
find linear equations that represent lines parallel or perpendicular
to a given line through a specific point. 

PointSlope Form of a Line  Activity ACompare
the pointslope form of a linear equation to its graph. Vary the
coefficients and explore how the graph changes in response.

9. Solve and interpret the
meaning of 2 by 2 systems of linear equations graphically, by
substitution and by elimination, with and without technology. 

Modeling Linear Systems  Activity AExperiment
with a system of two lines representing a cat‑and‑mouse chase.
Adjust the speeds of the cat and mouse and the head start of the
mouse, and immediately see the effects on the graph and on the
chase. Connect real‑world meaning to slope, y‑intercept, and the
intersection of lines.

Solving Linear Systems by GraphingCompare
a system of equations in standard form or in slope‑intercept form to
its graph. Examine the graph and table of values. Determine the
solutions to the system.

Special Types of Solutions to Linear SystemsCompare
a system of equations in standard form to its graph. Examine the
graph and table of values. Determine the solutions to the system.

Systems of Linear Equations  Activity ASolve
a system of linear equations by graphing and finding the
intersection of the lines of the equations. Create a system of
equations, examine its graph, matrix, and table of values, and
determine the solution of the system.

10. Solve quadratic equations
with real roots by factoring, graphing, using the quadratic formula
and with technology. 

Smart Board Lesson Created by
: LAURIE FOUTS
SB

Factoring A Difference Between Two SquaresThis
web site teaches about factoring a difference of squares and then
has an interactive quiz to test what was learned.

Factoring Trinomials This study
guide from Encyclopedia Britannica covers an examination of
trinomial factoring, including multiplying binomials, factoring a
difference of squares, factoring in pairs, and splitting the middle
term.

How the quadratic formula is
derived This animated slideshow
explains stepbystep how the quadratic formula is derived. It has
an audio explanation for each step so be sure to have your speakers
on. The slideshow pauses after each step in case you wish to discuss
the last step or share more information.

Graphing Quadratic EquationsThis
web site uses an animated slideshow to demonstrate graphing a
quadratic equation using a table of values and identifying the
roots.

Modeling the Factorization of ax2+bx+cFactor
a polynomial with a leading coefficient greater than 1 using an area
model. Use stepbystep feedback to diagnose any mistakes.

Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+cFactor
a polynomial with a leading coefficient equal to 1 using an area
model. Use step‑by‑step feedback to diagnose any mistakes.

Roots of a QuadraticFind the root
of a quadratic using its graph or the quadratic formula. Explore the
graph of the roots and the point of symmetry in the complex plane.
Compare the axis of symmetry and graph of the quadratic in the real
plane.

11. Add, subtract, multiply and
divide monomials and polynomials (division of polynomials by monomials
only). 

FOIL Method This web site teaches
about using the FOIL method to multiply two binomials, and then has
an interactive quiz to test what was learned.

Simplifying Using Distribution
This web site teaches about using the distributive property to
simplify alegraic expressions, and then has an interactive quiz to
test what was learned.

Simplifying Multiplication This
web site teaches about simplifying expressions by multiplying
algebraic terms with exponents, and then has an interactive quiz to
test what was learned.

Virtual Manipulatives  Algebra Tiles
This site lets you work with online algebra tiles,
and includes sample activities for you to complete.

Addition of Polynomials  Activity AAdd
polynomials using an area model. Use step‑by‑step feedback to
diagnose any problems in the polynomial models and the polynomial
addition.

Dividing Exponential ExpressionsChoose
the correct steps to divide exponential expressions. Use the
feedback to diagnose incorrect steps.

Dividing Polynomials Using Synthetic DivisionDivide
a polynomial by dragging the correct numbers into the correct
positions for synthetic division. Compare the interpreted polynomial
division to the synthetic division.

Multiplying Exponential ExpressionsChoose
the correct steps to multiply exponential expressions. Use the
feedback to diagnose incorrect steps.

Simplifying Radicals  Activity ASimplify
a radical expression. Use step‑by‑step feedback to diagnose any
incorrect steps.

12. Simplify rational expressions
by eliminating common factors and applying properties of integer
exponents. 

Simplifying Multiplication This
web site teaches about simplifying expressions by multiplying
algebraic terms with exponents, and then has an interactive quiz to
test what was learned.

Variables of Exponents This
web site teaches about simplifying exponential expressions involving
variables, and then has an interactive quiz to test what was
learned.

Polynomial Exponents This web site
teaches about simplifying polynomial expressions involving
exponents, and then has an interactive quiz to test what was
learned.

Simplifying Fractions With
Negative Exponents
This web site teaches about simplifying
algebraic fractions involving exponents, and then has a quiz to test
what was learned.

Factoring by Finding a Common Factor
This study guide from Encyclopedia Britannica
covers information on factoring, including equivalent fractions,
reducing fractions, factoring into primes, and the distributive law.

Exponents: Algebraic Powers This
study guide from Encyclopedia Britannica covers information on
exponential notation. Covers identifying the base, equivalent
expressions, coefficients, multiplication and division, and working
with negative exponents.

Dividing Exponential ExpressionsChoose
the correct steps to divide exponential expressions. Use the
feedback to diagnose incorrect steps.

Factoring Special ProductsChoose
the correct steps to factor a polynomial involving perfect‑square
binomials, differences of squares, or constant factors. Use the
feedback to diagnose incorrect steps.

13. Model and solve problems
involving direct and inverse variation using proportional reasoning. 

Determining a Spring ConstantPlace
a pan on the end of a hanging spring, and continue to add additional
objects with mass to the pan. As the string stretches the length of
the spring can be measured. Using the data points, a best? fit line
can be used to find the spring constant.

Direct VariationAdjust the
constant of variation and explore how the graph of the direct
variation function changes in response.

Direct and Inverse VariationAdjust
the constant of variation and explore how the graph of the direct or
inverse variation function changes in response. Compare direct
variation functions to inverse variation functions.

14. Describe the relationship
between slope and the graph of a direct variation and inverse
variation. 

Determining a Spring ConstantPlace
a pan on the end of a hanging spring, and continue to add additional
objects with mass to the pan. As the string stretches the length of
the spring can be measured. Using the data points, a best?fit line
can be used to find the spring constant.

Direct VariationAdjust the
constant of variation and explore how the graph of the direct
variation function changes in response.

Direct and Inverse VariationAdjust
the constant of variation and explore how the graph of the direct or
inverse variation function changes in response. Compare direct
variation functions to inverse variation functions.

Slope  Activity BExplore the
slope of a line, and learn how to calculate slope. Adjust the line
by moving points that are on the line, and see how its slope
changes.

15. Describe how a change in the
value of a constant in a linear or quadratic equation affects the
related graphs. 

Function Flyer A more advanced
version of Slope Slider, this activity allows the manipulation of
the constants and coefficients in any function thereby encouraging
the user to explore the effects on the graph of the function by
changing those numbers.

Conic Flyer Similar to Function
Flyer, but allows the manipulation of the constants and coefficients
of all the types of conic section equations on a coordinate plane by
changing those numbers using a slider bar.

Linear Functions
Determine if a
relation is a function from the mapping diagram, ordered
pairs, or graph. Use the graph to determine if it is
linear.

Quadratic and Absolute Value Functions
Compare the graph of a
quadratic or absolute‑value function to its equations.
Vary the coefficients of the equation and explore how the
graph changes in response.

Quadratics in Factored Form
Investigate the
factors of a quadratic through its graph and through its
equation. Vary the roots of the quadratic and examine how
the graph and the equation change in response.

Quadratics in Polynomial Form  Activity A
Manipulate two similar figures
and vary the scale factor to see what changes are possible under
similarity.

Reflections of a Linear Function
Explore and compare the graphs of y = f(x),
y = −f(x), y = f(‑x), and y = −f(‑x), for a linear
function f(x) in slope‑intercept form. Vary the terms of
f(x) and examine how the graphs change in response.

Reflections of a Quadratic FunctionExplore
and compare the graphs of y = f(x), y = −f(x), y = f(−x), and y =
−f(−x), for a quadratic function f(x) of the form f(x) = ax2 + bx +
c. Vary the terms of f(x) and examine how the graphs change in
response.

Roots of a Quadratic
Find the root of a quadratic using its
graph or the quadratic formula. Explore the graph of the
roots and the point of symmetry in the complex plane.
Compare the axis of symmetry and graph of the quadratic in
the real plane.

Translating and Scaling Functions
Vary the coefficients in the equation of a
function and examine how the graph of the function is
translated or scaled. Select different functions to
translate and scale, and determine what they have in
common.

Data Analysis and
Probability 
1. Classify data as univariate
(single variable) or bivariate (two variables) and as quantitative
(measurement) or qualitative (categorical) data. 

2. Create a scatterplot for a set
of bivariate data, sketch the line of best fit, and interpret the
slope of the line of best fit. 

Data Flyer Similar
to Function Flyer, but with the capability of plotting data points
as well as a function. Then you can tweak the function to fit the
data.

Scatterplot Activity This
interactive activity from Encyclopedia Britannica is a statistical
tool to explore the relationships between two data sets. Ranges can
be set independently and data points entered by hand or loaded from
sample sets. Displays an updated regression line and summary
statistics.

Scatter plot  Virtual Manipulative
This online activity allows the user to
create scatter plot by adding points to a grid, and then calculates
and displays the line of best fit. The grid size can be changed fit
any activity, and one suggested activity is explained on the site.

Scatter plots  Excel activity This
is an Excel spreadsheet activity for individual students or the
whole class. As the user enters ordered pairs, the spreadsheet
graphs a scatterplot, creates a line of best fit, and displays its
equation (in linear or polynomial form).

CorrelationExplore
the relationship between the correlation coefficient of a data set
and its graph. Fit a line to the data and compare the leastsquares
fit line.

Lines of Best Fit Using Least Squares  Activity AFit
a line to the data in a scatter plot using your own judgment. Then
compare the least squares line of best fit.

Scatter Plots  Activity AExamine
the scatter plot for a random data set with negative or positive
correlation. Vary the correlation and explore how correlation is
reflected in the scatter plot and the trend line.

Solving Using Trend LinesExamine
the scatter plots for a data related to weather at different
latitudes. The Gizmo includes three different data sets, one with
negative correlation, one positive, and one with no correlation.
Compare the least squares best‑fit line.

3. Analyze and interpret frequency
distributions based on spread, symmetry, skewness, clusters and
outliers. 

4. Describe and compare various
types of studies (survey, observation, experiment), and identify
possible misuses of statistical data. 

Misleading Graphs
This is an Excel spreadsheet activity for the whole
class or individual student use. Two different bar graphs are made
from the same survey of favorite foods. The students need to
determine which graph is more fair and why, by studying the graphs
and altering the data.

5. Describe characteristics and
limitations of sampling methods, and analyze the effects of random
versus biased sampling; e.g., determine and justify whether the sample
is likely to be representative of the population. 

Polling: NeighborhoodConduct
a phone poll of citizens in a small neighborhood to determine their
response to a yesorno question. Use the results to estimate the
sentiment of the entire population. Investigate how the error of
this estimate becomes smaller as more people are polled. Compare
random versus nonrandom sampling.

6. Make inferences about
relationships in bivariant data, and recognize the difference between
evidence of relationship (correlation) and causation. 

CorrelationExplore
the relationship between the correlation coefficient of a data set
and its graph. Fit a line to the data and compare the leastsquares
fit line.

7. Use counting techniques and the
Fundamental Counting principle to determine the total number of
possible outcomes for mathematical situations. 

8. Describe, create and analyze a
sample space and use it to calculate probability. 

Compound Independent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probabilities of compound
independent events by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

Compound Independent and Dependent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probability of a compound
independent event by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

Geometric Probability  Activity ARandomly
throw darts at a target and see what percent are "hits." Vary the
size of the target and repeat the experiment. Study the relationship
between the area of the target and the percent of darts that strike
it

Independent and Dependent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probabilities of a compound
independent event by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

Probability SimulationsExperiment
with spinners and compare the experimental probability of particular
outcomes to the theoretical probability. Select the number of
spinners, the number of sections on a spinner, and a favorable
outcome of a spin. Then tally the number of favorable outcomes.

Theoretical and Experimental ProbabilityExperiment
with spinners and compare the experimental probability of a
particular outcome to the theoretical probability. Select the number
of spinners, the number of sections on a spinner, and a favorable
outcome of a spin. Then tally the number of favorable outcomes.

9. Identify situations involving
independent and dependent events, and explain differences between, and
common misconceptions about, probabilities associated with those
events. 

Compound Independent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probabilities of compound
independent events by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

Compound Independent and Dependent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probability of a compound
independent event by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

Independent and Dependent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probabilities of a compound
independent event by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

10. Use theoretical and
experimental probability, including simulations or random numbers, to
estimate probabilities and to solve problems dealing with uncertainty;
e.g., compound events, independent events, simple dependent events. 

Misleading Graphs
This is an Excel spreadsheet activity for the whole
class or individual student use. Two different bar graphs are made
from the same survey of favorite foods. The students need to
determine which graph is more fair and why, by studying the graphs
and altering the data.

Compound Independent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probabilities of compound
independent events by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

Compound Independent and Dependent EventsCompare
the theoretical and experimental probability of a compound
independent event by drawing colored marbles from a bag. Record the
results of successive draws with or without replacement of marbles
to calculate the experimental probability.

Geometric Probability  Activity ARandomly
throw darts at a target and see what percent are "hits." Vary the
size of the target and repeat the experiment. Study the relationship
between the area of the target and the percent of darts that strike
it

Probability SimulationsExperiment
with spinners and compare the experimental probability of particular
outcomes to the theoretical probability. Select the number of
spinners, the number of sections on a spinner, and a favorable
outcome of a spin. Then tally the number of favorable outcomes.

Theoretical and Experimental ProbabilityExperiment
with spinners and compare the experimental probability of a
particular outcome to the theoretical probability. Select the number
of spinners, the number of sections on a spinner, and a favorable
outcome of a spin. Then tally the number of favorable outcomes.
