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Title: The Birthday Suprise PDF
Url: http://www.ciese.org/pathways/rwlo/rwlos/2606/Birthday/rwlo_revised.p...
Publisher: Real World Learning Objects (RWLO)
Description: This lesson is often used in introductory courses on probability and statistics. The material uses real data to introduce probabilistic simulation. Students will take random samples of data to demonstrate the importance of obtaining a good sample from a population. A blog has also been created by the originator of this exercise for students to share their results.
LC Classification: Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Persons -- General. Status. Capacity -- Natural persons -- Recording and registration. Registers of births, marriages, deaths. Census. Vital statistics. National Data Center. Birth and death certificates
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Sampling distribution
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities
Science -- Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistics
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-20 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-15 10:45:03 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 42
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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