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Title: Collecting Prizes from Cereal Boxes
Url: http://math.ucsd.edu/~anistat/cerealboxes.html
Creator: Garsia, A.M.
Publisher: University of California, San Diego, Department of Mathematics
Description: This applet is a probabilistic study of picking prizes from an unlimited supply of cereal boxes. The applet helps to answer how many boxes of cereal need to be purchased to have a 50/50 chance of getting all the prizes. This is a fun, yet education, activity for any classroom interested in statistics or probability.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Sampling distribution
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistics
Resource Type: Demonstrations
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematics Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Format: html
java
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-01-05 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-01-02 17:34:02 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 58
Resource URL Clicks: 8
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