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# 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:

Strand: Statistics and Probability (Chance and Uncertainty)
Specific Outcome:
 2 Solve problems involving the probability of independent events.

## 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. 