Intro to Probability: Free Throw Lab
- Ms. Lancellotti
How good is Ms. L at free throws?
Ms. L thinks she is a pretty freakin' good free throw shooter. How many free throws would you like to see Ms. L shoot before you could be confident guessing her free throw percentage? We’ll watch Ms. L shoot free throws, when you are confident make a guess at her free throw percentage.
2. What do you think Ms. L’s true free throw percentage is?
3. What kind of graph would you use to display the proportion of made free throws?
Let's discuss with the class the best way to graph this data.
Ms. L has a probability of what in making free throws? Interpret this probability.