#### Act One: Launch

We began by watching a clip from the move, A Bronx Tale. *(Be warned: there is some… colorful language in this clip)*

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# Tag: probability

## Three-Act Math: Probability in Craps

#### Act One: Launch

## Three-Act Math: The Royal Flush

#### Introduction

NYC Community of Adult Math Instructors (CAMI)

teachers learning math together

What are the odds of winning at craps? Is craps a fair game? What’s your chance of making the point? A three-act math task inspires some questions in probability.

We began by watching a clip from the move, A Bronx Tale. *(Be warned: there is some… colorful language in this clip)*

This was the third time CAMI tried out using a 3-Act math task. This one is called Royal Flush and is organized around the probability of a poker hand in Texas Hold’em.

Do you play cards? What kinds of cards do you play? What do cards have to do with probability?