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Is Chance Fair? One Student's Thoughts on Probability

Cynthia Nicolson 

September 2005, Volume 12, Issue 2, Page 83

Abstract:
Surprising misconceptions revealed by a fifth-grade student during a series of interviews about probability. Teachers will learn about misconceptions associated with probability and ways to teach past the misconceptions.

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Keywords:
Article
Pre-K-2
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Grades 3-5
Communication
Conceptual Development
Experimental / Theoretical
Games / Puzzles
Math Coordinator / Coach
Randomness
Teacher
Manipulatives
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof