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Probability: Introduction to Probability

Probability: Introduction to Probability

Author: Stephen Vander Hijde

1.  At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to describe the likelihood of a given event using the terms impossible, unlikely, as likely as not, likely, and certain.

2. At the end of this lesson,  the student will be able to compare probabiiities written as fractions, decimals, or percents.


The beginning of the unit on probability based on Holt McDougall Mathematics Course 1 for Grade 6.

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Introduction to Probability

Lesson 12-1

Source: Holt McDougall, Mathematics Course 1