# Probability

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# Concept Map

# Textbook

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Karnataka text book for Class 10, Chapter 05-Probability

# Additional Information

## Useful websites

### Lessons and activities:

http://www-tc.pbs.org/teachers/mathline/lessonplans/pdf/esmp/chancesare.pdf http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/ks2_lessonplans/maths/probability.shtml

### Activities on Probability:

http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/projects/mepres/allgcse/as5act1.pdf

### How to teach probability

http://nrich.maths.org/probability http://nrich.maths.org/9853

### Possible video resource for dubbing

## Reference Books

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/maths/probabilitycards.htm http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/maths/files/probabilitycards.pdf

# Teaching Outlines

## Concept #1 Introduction to Probability

### Learning objectives

- Understand that events occur with different frequencies
- Different events have different likelihoods (likely, unlikely, equally likely, not equally likely)
- Understand the idea of sample space and universe of events

### Notes for teachers

- To understand likelihood of events happening
- The objective here is not numerical computation but to understand events, likelihoods and vocabulary of description. The activity can be done in groups/ pairs. Not a whole class activity.
- Compare the results across groups.
- To develop an understanding of what chance means?

### Activities

- Activity No #1
**probability_introduction_activity1** - Activity No #2
**probability_introduction_activity2**

## Concept #2 Different types of events

### Learning objectives

- Understand elementary and compound events and construction of such events
- Complementary events
- Independent events / Mutually exclusive events

### Notes for teachers

### Activities

- Activity No #1
**probability_types_of_events_activity1** - Activity No #2
**probability_types_of_events_activity2**

## Concept #3 Conditional probability

### Learning objectives

### Notes for teachers

### Activities

- Activity No #1
**Concept Name - Activity No.** - Activity No #2
**Concept Name - Activity No.**