Saturday, May 20th, will be the running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness is the second major race for 3-year old thoroughbreds to run in their effort to claim the Triple Crown of horse racing. Mage won the Kentucky Derby on May 6th. Does he have a chance to win all three races? In this activity we look at the empiracle probability of winning the second and third events.
The activity: Will-Mage-win-TripleCrown2023.pdf
For members we have an editable Word docx, our data and solutions.
CCSS: 6.SP.B.5, 7.SP.C, 8.SP.C., HSS.MD.A
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