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CC2 5.2.4: 5-56 Student eTool

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5-56. Gerald decided that this method was taking too long, that it was too confusing, and that he made too many mistakes. Even if he listed all of the combinations correctly, he still had to find the sums and then find the theoretical probabilities for each one. Inspired by multiplication tables, he decided to try to make sense of the problem by organizing the possibilities in a probability table like the one shown below right.How does Gerald’s table represent the two events in this situation? What should go in each of the empty cells? Discuss this with your team and then complete Gerald’s table on your own paper or explore using the 5-56 Student eTool (CPM).

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