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Histograms - A 'Dice-y' Topic

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Students use the graphing calculator to simulate the outcome of two rolled dice.

Mathematical Topics: probability, histograms, relative frequency, Law of Large Numbers, range and domain, and data trends.

Mathematical Thinking: make and assess predictions, compare and contrast results, generalize results, and make conjectures.

Technology: Students will use a graphing calculator to simulate the outcomes of two rolled die using the randInt and statplot commands.

Below is a screenshot from the TI-73 calculator.

 

 



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Last modified on January 2, 2002.