Course: H.S. Probability & Statistics

 

PS.P.3

Understand the multiplication counting principle, permutations, and combinations; use them to solve real-world problems. Use simulations with and without technology to solve counting and probability problems.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary

*I can determine when the multiplication counting principle is appropriate to use.

*I can decide when a counting situation represents a combination or a permutation.

*I can use the multiplication counting principle, permutations, and combinations to solve real-world problems.

*I can use simulations to solve counting and probability problems.

*I can use technology to solve counting and probability problems.

Multiplication Counting Principle
Permutations
Combinations

Looking Back Looking Ahead

*Develop the multiplication counting principle and apply it to situations with a large number of outcomes. (MA.8.DSP.6)

*Understand the multiplication counting principle, permutations, and combinations; apply these concepts to calculate probabilities. (MA.AII.DSP.6)

*Determine the nature and number of elements in a finite sample space to model the outcomes of real-world events using the multiplication counting principle, permutations, and combinations. (MA.AA.DSP.7)

*This course is a 4th year course in the Indiana sequence. The concepts and skills within the course extend to multiple post-secondary pathways and applications.

Clarifying Examples and Digital Resources
Click here for clarifying examples and digital resources aligned to Indiana standards. These are intended to expand each standard to support instruction in the classroom as evidenced by the Eight Mathematics Teaching Practices put forth by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).