ERIC Number: EJ382763
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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A Classroom Note on Explaining the Probabilities of Some Special Events.
Kepner, James L.
Mathematics and Computer Education, v22 n3 p194-97 Fall 1988
Advantages and disadvantages of common ways to justify the answer to a probability problem are discussed. One explanation appears superior to the others because it is easy to understand, mathematically rigorous, generalizes to a broader class of problems, and avoids the deficiencies of the other explanations. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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