# Probability Activity

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Probability Activity
Directions: Each member of the group should flip the coin 50 times and record the result in the chart
below. After everyone is done, combine the results for the group and write on the board.
Coin Result
Student Results
Group Results
Class Results
Percentage
Tails
Total Flips
50
Discussion Questions
1. Did one side of the coin come up more often than the other? Or was it about the same?
2. Why do you think we got this result?
3. If this experiment continued, do you think the results would be similar?
Directions: Each member of the group should roll the die 30 times and record the result in the chart
below. After everyone is done, combine the results for the group and write on the board.
Number Rolled
Student Results
Group Results
Class Results
Percentage
1
2
3
4
5
6
Total Rolls
30
Discussion Questions
1. Is there a number that was rolled more often than the others? Or was it about the same?
2. Why do you think we got this result?
3. If this experiment was continued, do you think the results would be similar?
Directions: Each member of the group should spin the spinner 40 times and record the result in the
chart below. After everyone is done, combine the results for the group and write on the board.
Spinner Number
Student Results
Group Results
Class Results
Percentage
Red
Yellow
Purple
Green
Blue
Total Spins
40
Discussion Questions
1. Is there a number that the spinner landed on a lot more than the others? Or are the number pretty
close to each other?
2. Why do you think we got this result?
3. If this experiment was continued, do you think the results would be similar?
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