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4434Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from anonymous
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 06:56:04 -0700Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Katie Larkin
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Great organization and information. I found the exercises to be a bit too wordy and possibly overwhelming for students.Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:15:41 -0800Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Fernando Sam
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The thing i like about this site is the way they've come up with probability problems for you. There are 41 of them to give someone an idea of what it's about. They really test your mind with it. Once you get it, its pretty cool. In the intro, they give you an welcoming into the theory of probability and how it works. I was never good with it, but now i think this site can help me and others out greatly.Mon, 21 Sep 2009 14:10:13 -0700Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Dr. Troy Tenhet
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Good site. But you'll have to explain how to use it more than once!!!!Technical Remarks:Confusing at first.Thu, 26 Jun 2008 11:38:46 -0700Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Joel Vaughan
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The problems are wonderful.Mon, 23 Jun 2008 22:12:11 -0700Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Pauline Chang
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Perhaps I'm a little hard to learn when it comes to math and require a bit more explanation/information/examples but compared to the finite math site, this site didn't seem to have as much information as I would have liked. It's definately a useful tool to know about and have handy. The examples and explanations they have on the site was definately helpful. I did enjoy the quote posted...Lord J.M. Keynes "... it is not rational for us to believe that the probable is true.״Technical Remarks:On a technical note...It would be nice to click on links that opened up a seperate window as oppose to clicking the back button everytime to reference the previous materials.Tue, 29 Apr 2008 19:40:08 -0700Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Ralph Topete
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What exactly are you doing when your finding patterns that occur in random events? You re finding the probability of that event happening. Many students find probability very difficult to understand. Like other students, I was one of them. This site can clear many questions you may have about probability. It provides exercises to help students gain a better insight on how to answer problems. Some questions like Balls of Color, allow you to think the questions without the solution being revealed. It allows you to soak in the information and gives lots of room for critical thinking and application. The site is very well organized and is filled with quality problems to help study for exams. I found this site to be very helpful, and hope others enjoy it just as much as I did.Mon, 10 Dec 2007 15:15:22 -0800Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Rosie Berdejo
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I spent about one hour reviewing this site. This site contains an excellent educational and fun information. I like this quote "In a world as crazy as this one, it ought to be easy to find something that happens solely by chance. It isn't״. Also, i learned what is the probality? Intuitively, the mathematical theory of probability deals with patterns that occur in random events. Problability problem #9 Birthday Coincidence..... I found it to be interesting. I'm sure students and professor really enjoy this site because the quality of the material was great and well organized.Technical Remarks:I think that first time users will find it easy to go through this website and try a variety of problems.Fri, 7 Dec 2007 22:06:38 -0800Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Antonio Alanis Correa
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I chose this article because I want to learn more and understand about probability. Before I read this article, I always have in my mind that probability means 50% of change to be right when we guess a prediction. I like this article because describes about what probability means. One the things I like this article is that it has problems so we can practice and understand more about probability, and it has the solutions for each problem which it explains step by step. This is a great way to practice about probability. I read some problems to understand more about the subject. One of the problems that I like most and it explained more clearly and simple was the bear cubs problem. This problem helped me to understand more about probability since I am studying this subject in my class. I spend less than an hour searching learning about this subject. The article goes straight to the main point which is useful for the students who want to learn more about the probability problems. I didn t have any problem to understand this subject because it has the basic vocabulary to explain the main idea.Tue, 4 Dec 2007 16:19:01 -0800Comment for Interactive Mathematics--Probability from Minnie Groom
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I reviewed this material extensively in planning a lesson for my remedial ninth grade math class. After reviewing several of the available problems, I selected the Monty Hall problem to be the focus of my lesson. While I have not actually used the lesson yet with my students, I plan to in the next few weeks. The quality of the content is very high. I appreciated the variety of classic probability problems that were presented in such a manner that they would be accessible to high school students but also engaging for college students or adults as well. The written descriptions of the problems are informative and thorough and the simulations are engaging. I am extremely optimistic that this resource will be able to be used effectively to help my students understand the use of simulations in solving probability problems. Technical Remarks: I found this online resource easy to use and navigate. Despite warnings that some computers may have trouble running the simulations, I had no technical difficulties whatsoever in running the simulations on my home computer and I also no problems running them on the computers at work. One change that might make the Monty Hall simulation easier to understand would be to change the program for the applet to open one door at a time more like it was described on the show Let's Make a Deal.Thu, 16 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0800