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# Ohio's Academic Content Standards in Mathematics

 Results 1 - 10 of 20: Return to Grade Level Indicators Ohio Standard: Data Analysis and Probability StandardGrade Level Indicator: (Grade: 8) 10. Calculate the number of possible outcomes for a situation, recognizing and accounting for when items may occur more than once or when order is important.
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Will the Best Candidate Win?
ORC# 398
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students learn about various voting methods, ways in which these methods can be manipulated to achieve certain outcomes, and the impossibility of fair elections when more than two alternatives are available. Plurality voting is the most familiar method of voting....
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The Smithville Families
ORC# 267
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: First, students review Pascal's Triangle by completing and discussing the entries of the first eight rows. They then determine the total number of possible girl/boy combinations in a five-child family....
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Outel Semiconductor: Recruiting Circuit
ORC# 1213
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students explore a variation of the traveling salesman problem based on cost: What is the cheapest path through a network that will hit all nodes and return to the starting point? Activity sheets guide students through a brute-force approach and then a nearest-neighbor algorithm to find the cheapest route for a college recruiter to follow in...
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ORC# 11469
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students plan a road trip, starting in Cleveland, and visiting friends in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Boston. With the price of gas so high, they want to figure out the shortest travel route to save on expenses....
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Explorations with Chance
ORC# 1099
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: This site describes three creative games that give students an opportunity to apply concepts related to probability. Students are asked to determine whether the games are fair, and if unfair, how they might be changed....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: List a sample space
ORC# 2965
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to list all possible results of drawing two chips, with replacement, from a bag of three chips. This constructed-response question is a sample test item used in grades 4, 8, and 12 in the 2003 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP)....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 12: Find the Probability When Tossing a Coin
ORC# 2087
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to determine the probability that 2 heads and 1 tail will come up, in any order, if a fair coin is tossed three times. Students have the option to use a calculator....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 12: Find the Number of Arrangements Possible
ORC# 2074
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students find the number of arrangements, or permutations, of 5 different houses being built in a row. They have the option of using a calculator....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 12: List All Possible Arrangements of X, Y, and Z
ORC# 1974
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics