# Tag: 7.SP.7

## Ground Hog day

How often does Punxsutawney Phil get it right? Relative frequency! A cute animal will make your students smile as they calculate the relative frequency of Phil’s correct past predictions.

## Can I get your order right?

Updated! You can order a ton of combos at Chipotle.  They advertise that there are 65,000 ways to order their meals.  Do you think that is correct?

## Holiday soda displays

The holidays are coming! We found these timely soda displays made up entirely of 12-pack of Coca-Cola products. What questions do you have? Clicking on either image will show them larger in their own windows. Start out the activity by…

## Extra point or 2-point conversion – Updated

﻿ In 2015 the NFL changed the extra point kick distance to 33 yards and now teams have a tough decision to make, go for one or two points?  The one point extra point is no longer a given with…

## What are the odds that Justify can win the Triple Crown?

Justify has won the Triple Crown.  He’s the 13th horse to ever win all three races … Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes.  Amazing! How do you calculate compound probability?  Skip the betting odds and deal only with the…

## 3 winners on the Price is Right – what are the chances?

Act One: Show this clip of the recent Price is Right program.  What questions do your students have? We were wondering what the chances are of 3 contestants in a row, each spinning \$1.00, and earning \$1,000 each. Act Two:…

## Games with dice

Time to let students become naturally curious about probability.  In this activity students work in teams to record the frequency of rolled dice combinations. They observe the difference between experimental and theoretical outcomes and consider how sample size affects how the…