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299- Exploring Probability: From Hands-On Experiments to Computer Simulations

Friday, April 15, 2011: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Marriott Ballroom 9/10 (Marriott Downtown)
Lead Speaker:
Lingguo Bu
Maria L. Fernández and Erhan Haciomeroglu

How is a fourth-grade Track Meet game related to the World Series problem and the Fermat-Pascal Problem of Points in probability theory? Using student-generated data and computer simulations, we explore the connections of the problems, the implications of the contexts, and the underlying mathematical structure.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
Grade Band Audience: General Interest/All Audiences

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