Ch 43: 8th Grade Math: Probability

About This Chapter

The quick, engaging videos in this chapter are intended to teach 8th graders probability. Lesson quizzes are available to assess whether your students grasp the topics covered.

8th Grade Math: Probability - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's video lessons to emphasize key points about probability that have been introduced in the classroom. Fun, straightforward videos describe probability of independent, dependent, compound, mutually exclusive, and non-mutually exclusive events as well as teach students methods to solve these probabilities. There is also a final chapter exam that can determine how much students have retained.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Introduction to Probability With this lesson, students learn probability vocabulary such as experiment, outcome, and equally likely event.
Probability of Independent and Dependent Events Students examine the difference between independent and dependent events and learn methods for finding the probability of these events.
Experimental Probability Instructors use die rolls and spinners to find probabilities for experiments.
Probability of Compound Events Students learn to calculate the probability of compound events happening.
Mutually Exclusive Events and Non-mutually Exclusive Events Students differentiate between mutually exclusive events and non-mutually exclusive events.
Set Theory, Venn diagrams, and Exclusive Events This lesson leads students to connect set theory and Venn diagrams with mutually and non-mutually exclusive events.
The Counting Principle Students learn about and apply the counting principle to figure out the number of outcomes.
How to Calculate a Permutation This lesson explains how permutations are calculated.
Math Combinations: Formula & Examples Students build on the previous lesson and learn to differentiate between permutations and combinations.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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