id: 06498294
dt: j
an: 2015f.00877
au: Zazkis, Rina; Wijeratne, Chanakya
ti: The two boys problem revisited.
so: Math. Teach. (Derby) 245, 18-21 (2015).
py: 2015
pu: Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM), Derby
la: EN
cc: K50 K70
ut: stochastics; probability theory; stochastic thinking; conditional
probability; stochastic independence; Bayesian formula; intuition;
sample space
ci:
li: http://www.atm.org.uk/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.atm.org.uk%2fMathematics-Teaching-Journal-Archive%2f74691
ab: Summary: Within the context of a well-known problem, the authors highlight
some of the ambiguities that the probabilistic thinking exposes and how
the intricacies of the resulting thinking can support the successful
teaching of probability.
rv: