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Mastery for GCSE Edexcel

Unit 7: Probability

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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1: Single events
  • Lesson 2: Combined probabilities
  • Lesson 3: Estimating probabilities
  • Lesson 4: Tree diagrams
  • Lesson 5: Venn diagrams
  • Lesson 6: Probability problems
  • Unit assessment

There are 6 exercise sheets and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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Summary

This unit focuses on developing mastery in the concepts of probability.  Finding and using the probability of a single event is the focus of the first lesson; assigning probability values using fractions, decimals and percentages.  Students are encouraged to be systematic when listing outcomes of single or combined events and to use appropriate forms to display outcomes such as two-way tables. Procedural variation in questioning is used to good effect to underpin the learning.  Probability experiments are explored with relative frequencies calculated and compared to theoretical probabilities. Tree diagrams and Venn diagrams are used to model contexts and to find the probability of single and combined events, including successive events. The use of union and intersection notation is introduced and used.  The final lesson of the unit presents a range of contextualised problems to solve – encouraging students to select appropriate methods and to apply their understanding to develop mastery.

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The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for the Edexcel 1MA1 Maths GCSE. Each unit contains:

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  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Worksheets and homework activities with answers
  • End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
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Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1: Single events
    • Lesson 2: Combined probabilities
    • Lesson 3: Estimating probabilities
    • Lesson 4: Tree diagrams
    • Lesson 5: Venn diagrams
    • Lesson 6: Probability problems
    • Unit assessment

    There are 6 exercise sheets and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

    Mathematics Mastery

    Our resources apply the principles of Mastery throughout, creating a rich and deep learning experience. Find out more about Mastery with our quick guide.

    Mathematics Mastery

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