Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy

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Representing Probabilities: Medical Testing

Mathematics Assessment Project

One of the Mathematics Assessment Project Classroom Challenges formative assessment lesson units exploring the unexpected significance of false positives in medical tests.

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Supporting material for the book Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy by Hugh Burkhardt, Daniel Pead and Kaye Stacey (ISBN 9781032301174).

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