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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

516- Super Mathematics of Game Shows

Friday, April 11, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
R03 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Bowen Kerins

How much should you wager on a Daily Double? Should you "Press Your Luck" or pass? How can Pascal's triangle apply to Plinko? These questions lead to topics in probability, statistics, and game theory. Examine game shows from the dual perspectives of players and designers. Audience members will win valuable prizes! (Note: not actually valuable.)

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12

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