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Title: Can You Beat Randomness: The Lottery Game
Url: http://polymer.bu.edu/java/java/winning/WinningStreak.html
Creator: Trunfio, Paul
Publisher: Boston University. Center for Polymer Studies
Description: This is the description and instructions for the Can You Beat Randomness? : The Lottery Game applet. It is a simulation of flipping coins. Students are asked to make conjectures about randomness and how certain strategies affect randomness. It strives to show the "growth of order out of randomness." This is a great resource for any mathematics classroom interested in statistics and probabilities.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Sampling theory and methods
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities
Science -- Mathematics -- Probabilities -- Stochastic processes -- Random measures
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Statistics
Mathematics -- Probability
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Probability
Mathematics -- Statistical hypotheses
Mathematics -- Statistics
Date Issued: 1996
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
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
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Center for Polymer Studies
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-12-29 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-13 12:30:21 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 119
Resource URL Clicks: 10
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