ERIC Number: EJ548139
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Investigating Probability with the NBA Draft Lottery.
Quinn, Robert J.
Teaching Statistics, v19 n2 p40-42 Sum 1997
Investigates an interesting application of probability in the world of sports. Considers the role of permutations in the lottery system used by the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the United States to determine the order in which nonplayoff teams select players from the college ranks. Presents a lesson on this topic in which students work cooperatively to reach solutions. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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