A family math night at school includes the following activity. A bag is filled with 10 small countingbears that are identical except that 4 are yellow and the rest are blue. A sign next to the bag givesinstructions for the activityWin a prize if you guess the correct number of yellow bears in the bag! There are 10 bears inthe bag. Some are yellow and the rest are blue. Here's what you do:Reach into the bag, mix well, and pick out a bearGet a sticky note that is the same color as your bear, write your name and your guess onthe note and add your note to the others of the same colorPut your bear back in the bag, and mix wellThe sticky notes will be organized into columns of 10, so it will be easy to count up how many ofeach there areHow will students be able to use the results of this activity to estimate the number ofyellow bears in the bag?1.

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A family math night at school includes the following activity. A bag is filled with 10 small counting
bears that are identical except that 4 are yellow and the rest are blue. A sign next to the bag gives
instructions for the activity
Win a prize if you guess the correct number of yellow bears in the bag! There are 10 bears in
the bag. Some are yellow and the rest are blue. Here's what you do:
Reach into the bag, mix well, and pick out a bear
Get a sticky note that is the same color as your bear, write your name and your guess on
the note and add your note to the others of the same color
Put your bear back in the bag, and mix well
The sticky notes will be organized into columns of 10, so it will be easy to count up how many of
each there are
How will students be able to use the results of this activity to estimate the number of
yellow bears in the bag?
1.
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A family math night at school includes the following activity. A bag is filled with 10 small counting bears that are identical except that 4 are yellow and the rest are blue. A sign next to the bag gives instructions for the activity Win a prize if you guess the correct number of yellow bears in the bag! There are 10 bears in the bag. Some are yellow and the rest are blue. Here's what you do: Reach into the bag, mix well, and pick out a bear Get a sticky note that is the same color as your bear, write your name and your guess on the note and add your note to the others of the same color Put your bear back in the bag, and mix well The sticky notes will be organized into columns of 10, so it will be easy to count up how many of each there are How will students be able to use the results of this activity to estimate the number of yellow bears in the bag? 1.

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Refer to the question we need to estimate the number of yellow bears in the bag.

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Total bears 10 yellow bears =4 blue bears = 6

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First find the probability of yellow bears which is calculated as,

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Total no of yellow balls P(yellow)= Total no of balls

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Now sticky notes are used while picking out...

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