Powerball jackpot continues to rise in value

One winner last night in New Jersey!  Now the jackpot is back to ONLY 40 million.

The Saturday night Powerball drawing is expected to have a winning Jackpot prize of $415,000,000.

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Examine compound probability to decide if playing Powerball is worth it.  Check out this amazing Powerball Simulator with your class, it should be a powerful way to show kids the reality of the lottery.  See our activity on Powerball and probability below.

The activity: Powerball2016.pdf

For members we have an editable word doc and solutions.

Powerball2016.docx         Powerball2016-solution.pdf

CCSS:  7.SP, S-CP

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