Represent Compound Probability Math Games

In this series of games, your students will learn to represent sample spaces for compound events using methods such as organized lists, tables, and tree diagrams. The Represent Compound Probability learning objective — based on CCSS and state standards — delivers improved student engagement and academic performance in your classroom, as demonstrated by research. This learning objective directly references 7.SP.C.8.b as written in the common core national math standards.

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Concepts Covered

Use tree diagrams and tables for organizing the counting of outcomes for compound events. Use tables to approximate the empirical probability of events. Compound probability relates the likelihood of two independent events occurring. Compound probability is equal to the probability of the first event multiplied by the probability of the second event.

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Tags: probability, compound probability, tree diagram, empirical probability, events, independent event, table

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