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Common Core Standards: Math See All Teacher Resources

Using Probability to Make Decisions

Probability can have many exciting applications like genetics and gambling. When it comes to making decisions, though, it's much easier to choose your casino than your genes. (Although there's a 99.9% chance that your students aren't old enough to gamble anyway.)

When these standards are covered, your students should have an expected value of success when it comes to applying probability to real life.

High School: Statistics and Probability