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Lesson 3 - Solving a Problem by Conducting an Experiment

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Solving a Problem by Conducting an Experiment , here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Use an experiment as a problem-solving strategy.


Builds Upon

Student Book pages 394-395

Instructions for Use

Heads or Tails - lets students see the probability of getting head or tails in a coin toss.

To use Heads or Tails input the number of coins to be tossed and the number of times each coin is to be tossed. Click the 'Play' button. A graph will display the results.


Problem Solving TV lets students follow an experiment to solve a problem.

To Use Problem Solving TV, have students follow the problem on probability and try answering the questions at the end of the video.