Helicopter Cutouts (p. 260)
xxxxxA pattern for making 10 helicopters.
xxxxxThe helicopters are used with the blank Verifying Probabilities table on page 259 to verify the extent to which helicopters fall within a predetermined area the expected number of times. To this end, have students lay out some tiles, mark off a certain number of them, and drop a great many helicopters on them to see if each of them gets its “fair share” of helicopters.
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