Scott Chamberlin is an associate professor in Elementary and Early Childhood Education at the University of Wyoming. His content area is mathematics education with a special interest in statistics. His research interests pertain to affect (i.e., feelings, emotions, and dispositions) and creativity during mathematical problem-solving episodes. Scott has a strong interest in mathematical modeling and feels that model-eliciting activities have particular utility with students of advanced intellectual and academic abilities. At the University of Wyoming, Scott teaches mathematics education courses to undergraduate and graduate students and prepares pre-service K-6 teachers to enter the elementary classroom. Scott earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University under the direction of Sidney Moon and his master's degree from the University of Utah under the direction of Don Kauchak.
Introduction Chapter 1 Likelihood The Junior High School Problem Chapter 2 Randomness The Magazine Subscription Problem Chapter 3 Law of Large and Small Numbers The Basketball Problem Chapter 4 Empirical and Theoretical Probability The Mathematics Fair Problem Chapter 5 Dependent and Independent Events The Volleyball Program Problem Chapter 6 Permutations and Combinations The Safe Combination Problem References Appendix Additional Information About the Author Common Core State Standards Alignment