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149 Finals time! AFL

Summary

September brings the finals of the Australian Football League. Use your students' interest in this popular sporting code to explore the probabilities of which team from the final eight is more likely to win the Grand Final.

AFL finals time!

The accompanying software is essential. It allows students to run multiple trials to relate the empirical probability of the simulation to the theoretical probability. Students can also refine the mathematical model by experimenting with using different weightings.

Lesson notes

includes the lesson, pedagogical pointers, information on the software, and practical hints

Additional resources

AC:M content strands

number algebra measurement geometry statistics probability

 

Year levels

F 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

 

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