Conditional Probability – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on conditional probability that looks at how to work out conditional probabilities and how to use them to determine whether two events are independent. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To be able to calculate conditional probabilities.
  • To use conditional probabilities to decide whether two events are independent.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher tier students. It could also be used with high ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Conditional Probabilities’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Conditional Probability Example
  • Example Two Way Table
  • Student Worksheet on Conditional Probabilities
  • Probability Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the eighth lesson in the Probability (Higher Tier) unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: