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Probability -- Elementary Probability

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Counting Methods for Probability (12)
General Rules (108)
Random Variables (34)
Sample Space and Sets (22)

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View Resource **Can You Beat Randomness: The Lottery Game

This is the description and instructions for the Can You Beat Randomness?- The Lottery Game applet. It is a simulation of flipping coins. Students are asked to make conjectures about randomness and how certain strategies affect randomness. It strives to show the "growth of order out of randomness."

http://polymer.bu.edu/java/java/winning/WinningStreak.html
View Resource **Chance Teaching Aids

This is a site that contains a number of types of material that can be used in teaching about chance and probability. Lesson plans, syllabi, suggested activities, and data sets are available. The data sets contain interesting information for students such as: quarterback passing rating data, baseball streaks, and baseball salaries that can be used to illustrate means, medians, etc.. The site...

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/teaching_aids/teaching_aids...
View Resource **Measures of Central Tendency and Outliers

Share with your students why the presence of an outlier affects which measure of central tendency to report. Feel free to modify this Powerpoint presentation to fit the needs of your students. Included at the end are additional online resources to further engage your students in their learning about the mean, median, and mode. The presentation is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-Share...

http://www.miracosta.edu/home/rkelley/Share/MeasuresOfCentra...
View Resource A Day in the Life of an Undergraduate Statistical Consultant

This article from the September 2009 issue of AMSTAT News provides a glimpse into some of the experiences of undergraduate statistics consultants at St. Olaf College in Minnesota.

http://magazine.amstat.org/blog/2009/09/01/undergradstatsep0...
View Resource A Statistician's Life

In this September 2009 article from AMSTAT news, several statisticians share the stories of how they chose careers in statistics.

http://magazine.amstat.org/blog/2009/09/01/statisticianslife...
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