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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.

A Walker Maths Digital Teacher Resource is available for $9.95 per year for a single download. Each Digital Teacher Resource includes a Walker Maths eBook/projection file. Plus a selection of
• Worksheets
• Extra questions
• Teacher notes
• Videos
• Puzzle sheets
• Practice quizzes
• Worked solutions
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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



Charlotte Walker BEd, GradDipTchLn, MHealSc.Charlotte has over 10 years' experience in teaching Mathematics.

Victoria Walker BSc (Hons), GradDipTchLn. Victoria has twenty years' experience in teaching Mathematics. She has received a Jim Campbell award for teaching excellence (2003) and an Ernest Duncan award in Mathematics (2007).


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.