Title

Let’s Play Plinko: A Lesson in Simulations and Experimental Probabilities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-2003

Publication Title

Mathematics Teacher

ISSN

0025-5769

Abstract

Fans of the television game show The Price is Right call Plink their favorite pricing game. Although traveling to the CBS studios in Los Angeles, California, to be a contestant on The Price is Right is only a dream for most students, the exciting game of Plinko can be used to teach students such mathematics as simulations and experimental probabilities.

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