This article, created by P.J. Butt of City of London School, explains a coin tossing activity emphasizing the central limit theorem and binomial distributions. Graphs and charts help better illustrate these concepts....
This article, created by L.W. Gates of Gillingham Technical High School, describes complete instructions for two probability experiments targeting middle school aged students. The author states, "Probability theory is...
Averages are meant to convey the essential features of a set of data, or a random variable, in a simple and a concise way. Like any other summary, an average can be misleading, misused and abused; there is a fair amount...
Created by C.A. Reeves and J.K. Brewer, the "proof by contradiction" in mathematics, provides a reasonable parallel to the concept of hypothesis testing and in the process helps students see the fallacy of believing...
This article, created by Ruma Falk of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presents an activity, which may be presented as a game in the classroom, to students on both secondary school and college levels by introducing...
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