Electronic Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate MathematicsChicago, Illinois, October 30November 2, 2003Paper S092
This is an electronic reprint, reproduced by permission of Pearson Education Inc. Originally appeared in the Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Edited by Corinna Mansfield, ISBN 032130456x, Copyright (C) 2005 by AddisonWesley Publishing Company, Inc. 
Gaming Simulations in Probability 
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Activities to investigate the probability distributions of games such as Bingo and others will be presented. Simulations on the TI83 and Excel are used to pave the way to student understanding of the theoretical distributions. Originally developed for an upperlevel probability course, selected activities have been adapted for introductory statistics.
Keyword(s): probability, simulation, TI83, Minitab, spreadsheets