Instructional Activity# Example 2: Equally Likely Outcomes

Lesson 3. Unit 5. Grade 7 EngageNY

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 3, Unit 5, Grade 7. In this example, students carry out the experiment of tossing a paper cup. Styrofoam cups tend not to work as well. One cup is needed for each pair of students. Before students begin this experiment, ask the following: Do you think each of the possible outcomes of tossing the paper cup has the same chance of occurring?