ERIC Number: EJ447729
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Prizes in Cereal Boxes: An Application of Probability.
Litwiller, Bonnie H.; Duncan, David R.
School Science and Mathematics, v92 n4 p193-95 Apr 1992
Presents four cases of real-world probabilistic situations to promote more effective teaching of probability. Calculates the probability of obtaining six of six different prizes successively in six, seven, eight, and nine boxes of cereal, generalizes the problem to n boxes of cereal, and offers suggestions to extend the problem. (MDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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