Mr. D Math - Is Probability Just a Magic Trick or Is it Real?

Contributor: Dennis Denoia. Lesson ID: 10545

Are card tricks really magic, or are they just plain old probability at work? Watch Mr. D deal a lesson on probability, then try your hand at it by conducting your own "Is it Magic?" experiment!


Ratios, Rates, Percentages, and Proportions, Statistics and Probability

learning style
Auditory, Visual
personality style
Lion, Beaver
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!


You have probably wanted to try some card tricks yourself! Watch Mr. D use playing cards to show how probability works, then try your hand at predicting what will happen!

With Mr. D, chances are good that math will be fun!

Watch Mr. D show you how probability works:

You'll probably want to continue on to the Got It! section for an experiment!

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