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Mathematics 
 Standard 7.Understands and applies basic and advanced concepts of probability
  
Topics1. Likelihood/chance/certainty; 2. Experimental probability; 3. Permutations/combinations
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Uses experimental and simulation methods (e.g., Monte Carlo simulations, statistical experiments, counting techniques) to determine probabilities
   Vocabulary terms
A.  probability
B.  experimental probability
C.  simulation
D.  theoretical probability
E.  counting procedure
F.  tree diagram
G.  permutation
H.  combination
I.  Monte Carlo simulation
J.  statistical experiment
K.  law of probability
L.  independent trial
M.  compound event
N.  expected value
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands concept of Monte Carlo simulations   
  2. Uses formulas to determine permutations   
  3. Carries out a statistical experiment   
  4. Uses Monte Carlo simulation to determine probability   
  5. Understands the concept of a statistical experiment   
  6. Uses formulas to determine combinations   
  7. Uses counting principles to determine probability   
  8. Uses permutations to determine probability   
  9. Uses combinations to determine probability   


Citation Log: BP(ME,324;​2I,230;​B3I,53;​CE,194;​PE,34;​S3E,53)
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BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
*   McREL Report
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
AC   ACT, College Readiness Standards
AD   American Diploma Project
B1   International Baccalaureate: Math, Primary
B2   International Baccalaureate: Math, Middle
B3   International Baccalaureate: Math, High
C   CBE: Standards for Excellence
C3   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 3
C5   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 5
CB   College Board: College Board Standards for College Success: Mathematics and Statistics
CO   CDE: Building Blocks to Colorado’s Content Standards
D   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Mathematics
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   NCTM: Principles & Standards for School Mathematics
MA   MDE (Massachusetts): Early Childhood Standards
N4   NAEP: Released items for grade 4 (2003)
N8   NAEP: Released items for grade 8 (2003)
P   NAEP: Mathematics Assessment Framework
PS   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
S1   New Standards: Elementary School
S2   New Standards: Middle School
S3   New Standards: High School
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
T1   TIMSS: Population 1 assessed grade 4 (released 1998)
T2   TIMSS: Population 2 assessed grade 8 (released 1998)
T3   TIMSS: Final Year assessed grade 12 (released 1998)
U   Understanding University Success: A Report from Standards for Success
UK   United Kingdom: Desirable Outcomes for Children’s Learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
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