HSS-CP.A.1

Describe events as subsets of a sample space (the set of outcomes) using characteristics (or categories) of the outcomes, or as unions, intersections, or complements of other events (“or,” “and,” “not”).

 
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Union and Intersection

8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students need a solid understanding of the symbology and language of union and intersection.

 
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Counting Problems, Combinations and Permutations

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Using Probability to Make Decisions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Using Probability to Make Decisions
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Why do combinations and permutations exist? To help us count all the possibilities of what might happen!

 
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Probability Distributions and Expected Value

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Using Probability to Make Decisions
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Using Probability to Make Decisions
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

As the semester nears its end, we make beautiful graphs, and briefly consider some deeper ideas that students might see in their future study of statistics.

 
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Set Builder Notation

8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students can make sense of the types of values a variable has through set notation.

 
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Venn Diagrams

8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We can represent the many relationships and connections between sets with a Venn Diagram

 
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Subsets

8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

An intuitive idea of a subset is accessible to all students.

 
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Complements

8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
8th Grade Math » Unit: Sets, Subsets and the Universe
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Complements of a set represent everything that is not in the set.

 
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