Relative Frequency & Expected Frequency – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on relative frequency and expected frequency that looks at how to calculate the relative frequency of an event and the expected frequency of the event for a given number of trials. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To understand and use relative frequency.
  • To find expected frequencies based on probabilities.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Relative Frequency & Expected Frequency’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Relative Frequency & Expected Frequency
  • Probability Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fourth lesson in the ‘Probability’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the third lesson in the ‘Probability’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Probability (Foundation Tier) unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Probability (Higher Tier) unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: