National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

25- Mathematics of Game Shows Plus

Thursday, April 26, 2012: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Terrace Ballroom 1 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Bowen Kerins
David Hammett

How should players bet in Final Jeopardy? What's the cash value of a spin in Press Your Luck? How do they pick games for Minute to Win It? These questions lead to topics in probability, statistics, and game theory. Examine games from two perspectives: those who play the games, and those who design the games. Audience members will win prizes.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 9 to 12

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