# Independent Events

**Strand:** Statistics and Probability (Chance and Uncertainty)

**Outcome:** 2

## Curriculum Focus

This sample targets the following changes in the curriculum:

- The general outcome focuses on using experimental or theoretical probabilities to represent and solve problem involving uncertainty; whereas the previous curriculum focused on comparing the theoretical and experimental probability of independent events.
- The specific outcome focuses on solving problems involving the probability of independent events; whereas the previous curriculum focused on determining the probability of two independent events.

**Independent Events** addresses the following outcomes from the *Program of Studies:*

## What is a Planning Guide?

**Planning Guides** are a tool for teachers to use in designing instruction and assessment that focuses on developing and deepening students' understanding of mathematical concepts. This tool is based on the process outlined in *Understanding by Design*, by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe.

The following steps will help you through the Planning Guide:

See Bibliography for reference information.