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# Math, Grade 7, Samples and Probability, Compound Events & Sample Spaces

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Overview:
Students begin learning about compound events by considering independent events. They will consider everyday objects with known probabilities. Students will represent sample spaces using lists, tables, and tree diagrams in order to calculate the probability of certain events.Key ConceptsCompound events are introduced in this lesson, building upon what students have learned about determining sample space and probabilities of single events.Terms introduced are:multistage experiment: an experiment in which more than one action is performedcompound events: the combined results of multistage experimentsindependent events: compound events in which the outcome of one does not affect the outcome of the otherGoals and Learning ObjectivesLearn about compound events and sample spaces.Use different tools to find the sample space (tree diagrams, tables, lists) of a compound event.Use ratio and proportion to solve problems.SWD: Go over the mathematical language used throughout the module. Make sure students use that language when discussing problems in this lesson.
Subject:
Mathematics, Statistics and Probability
Level:
Middle School
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Pearson
09/21/2015
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML