“Probability” presents a thorough introduction to the concepts of probability and chance. Viewers see simple probability illustrated in a variety of scenarios, from a basic game to a more complex classroom science experiment. This program teaches the viewer how to compare the chances of different things happening in a particular situation. The viewer will also learn how this information can be used to apply logical reasoning to potential outcomes.
Part of “Math in Our Lives,” an innovative nine-program series that uses practical examples and realistic models to provide students with an accessible context for mathematical concepts.
10 minutes • Color