Tag: S-CP

Lunar New Year, 2018

Year of the wood dog Lunar New Year begins on Friday, February 16th. This will be the year of the Wood Dog.  The year name is a combination of 10 Heavenly Stems and 12 Earthly Branches creating a sequence of…

Powerball jackpot continues to rise in value

Powerball and MegaMillion jackpots are growing all the time.  Having a terrible chance of winning half a billion dollars might be a context that engages your students.   Examine compound probability to decide if playing Powerball is worth it.  As part…