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GPS Algebra Version: 2011-2012

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Unit Name: Unit 01: The Chance of Winning

Essential Question

How do you use probability to make plans and predict for the future?

Enduring Understanding

  • Using mathematical skills acquired from statistics and probability, students can better determine whether games of chance are really fair.
  • Students should be able to use mathematics to improve their strategies in games.
  • Topic 1

  • Mean Absolute Deviation
  • Comparing summary statistics
  • Topic 1 Standards and Elements


    MM1D3.a
    MM1D3.b
    MM1D3.c
    MM1D4

    Topic 2

  • Mutually exclusive events
  • Conditional Probability
  • Expected value
  • Dependent Events
  • Topic 2 Standards and Elements


    MM1D2.a
    MM1D2.b
    MM1D2.c
    MM1D2.d

    Topic 3

  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Probability
  • Applications of Probability
  • Topic 3 Standards and Elements


    MM1A2.d
    MM1D1.a
    MM1D1.b
    MM1D3.a

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