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Walker Maths 2.13 Simulations

By | Copyright Year:2019 | ISBN-13: 9780170415996

Walker Maths is a series of single standard workbooks containing high-quality, up to date material at NCEA Mathematics levels 1, 2 and 3.

The well-designed, write-on workbooks contain teaching material, including relevant formulae, and ample practice exercises along with sample tasks and questions. The workbooks reflect the content and style of the new standards, and allow teachers total flexibility in course design for students at all levels.

As a single standard series, Walker Maths offers Maths department the ability to buy titles all at once, or throughout the year as required. Projection Files are also available for all standards, please contact your Sales Representative for more details.

CONTENTS

Glossary

What is a simulation?

Probability revision
The range of values for probabilities
Using numbers to write probabilities
Ways of calculating probabilities
1. Equally like outcomes
2. Long run relative probability
Expected numbers of outcomes
Mixing it up

Randomness and independence

Some situations suitable for simulation

The simulation process
1. Using a device to stimulate probabilities
2. Trials
3. Create a table, calculate your results and write them in a sentence
4. Discussions and assumptions

Putting it all together
1. State which device you will use and describe how you will use it
2. Describe one trial
3. Create a table, calculate your results and write them in a sentence
4. Discussion and assumptions

Practice simulation

Practice tasks

Answers

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Charlotte Walker BEd, GradDipTchLn, MHealSc. Charlotte has nine years' experience in teaching Mathematics, and is currently Assistant HOD of Mathematics and Dean of Year 9 at Darfield High School.

Victoria Walker BSc (Hons), GradDipTchLn.Victoria has twenty years' experience in teaching Mathematics, and is currently Teacher of Mathematics and Specialist Classroom Teacher at Riccarton High School. She has received a Jim Campbell award for teaching excellence (2003) and an Ernest Duncan award in Mathematics (2007).

FEATURES

New, fresh and up to date content

Cost effective write-on workbooks for individual standards allows for flexibility in course design.

Rigorous trialling of both text and answers.

Clearly modelled worked examples, with plenty of practice opportunities.

A high standard of design and production – the clean design allows for plenty of open space and text.

Talented mother-daughter team with many years of combined teaching experience in New Zealand schools.

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