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ERIC Number: EJ441995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Probability, Problem Solving, and "The Price is Right."
Wood, Eric
Mathematics Teacher, v85 n2 p103-09 Feb 1992
This article discusses the analysis of a decision-making process faced by contestants on the television game show "The Price is Right". The included analyses of the original and related problems concern pattern searching, inductive reasoning, quadratic functions, and graphing. Computer simulation programs in BASIC and tables of probabilities are also included. (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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