By Graham A. Jones
Exploring likelihood in School offers a brand new point of view into study at the educating and studying of likelihood. It creates this attitude by means of spotting and analysing the unique demanding situations confronted through academics and beginners in modern school rooms the place chance has lately develop into a mainstream a part of the curriculum from early formative years via highschool. The authors of the e-book speak about the character of likelihood, examine the that means of probabilistic literacy, and think about pupil entry to robust rules in chance in the course of the undemanding, center, and highschool years. additionally, they gather and examine research-based pedagogical wisdom for academics which may increase the educational of likelihood all through those university years.
With the book’s wealthy program of likelihood examine to lecture room perform, it's going to not just be crucial examining for researchers and graduate scholars desirous about chance schooling; it is going to additionally catch the curiosity of academic coverage makers, curriculum team of workers, instructor educators, and teachers.
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Extra info for Exploring Probability in School: Challenges for Teaching and Learning (Mathematics Education Library)
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Let us consider, for example, the probability of getting at least one tail when flipping a coin twice. Some famous mathematicians gave different solutions to this simple problem because they applied different models for the sample space in this experiment. Thus, D'Alembert in 1776 argued in the French Encyclopedia that this probability was 213, since he considered three different equiprobable cases: getting a tail in the first flip (in this case the game is over), getting a head in the first flip and a tail in the second, or getting two successive heads.
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Exploring Probability in School: Challenges for Teaching and Learning (Mathematics Education Library) by Graham A. Jones