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Basketball Free-Throws

Basketball Free-Throws

Author: Anthony Narsi

Common Core State Standard: 7.SP.6: Approximate the probability of a chance event by collecting data on the chance process that produces it and observing its long-run relative frequency, and predict the approximate relative frequency given the probability.

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Objective: Calculating Free-Throw Percentage and Predicting the Future

In this Online Lesson, you will navigate through the links and videos, participate in the activities, and take notes on the readings. Along the way, you will learn how to calculate a basketball player's free-throw percentage and thus be able to solve problems involving predicting made/missed free-throws.

Next, watch this video to learn how to calculate free-throw percentage.


Visit the following link to answer a short-answer question that puts your knowledge to the test. Please write in full sentences. 


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