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What is an actuary? An actuary is an expert in statistics who works with businesses, governments, and organizations to help them plan for the future. Actuarial science is the discipline that applies math and statistical methods to assess risk.

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Probability Resources

Printables, lessons, and online activities

These teaching resources provide engaging lessons, activities, and worksheets to teach students in grades 6–8 about probability.

 

Actuarial data sampling
 
NEW! Data Sampling: Making Effective Inferences
Students will learn about characteristics of valid representative samples and use proportional reasoning to draw inferences.



Actuarial sampling tool
 
NEW! Data Sampling: Representing Many by Sampling Some
This digital interactive tool uses a fun, real-world storyline to give students the opportunity to construct and compare samples of a population.

 

 

Actuarial Power of Probability
 
EXPANDED! The Power of Probability
Strategies to identify the likelihood of an event occurring; calculating simple and compound probability; sampling and proportions.

 





Actuarial Wheel
 

Online Probability Activity
An interactive online activity that challenges students to use probability skills to help plan a concert tour. Students also experiment with the difference between theoretical probability and experimental probability.

 

 

Actuarial Year 1
 
EXPANDED! Shake, Rattle, and Roll
Understanding probability through histograms, scatterplots and tree diagrams.

 

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