act one

  • 1. Guess how many of those packs will have exactly one yellow Starburst, Two yellow Starbursts.
  • 2. For each guess, write down answers you know are too high. Too low.

act two

  • 3. What information will you need to get an answer?
  • 4. What assumptions about Starbursts are built into your answer?
  • 5. How would knowing the frequency of Starburst colors in this sample change your answer?

act three

  • 6. How close was your guess to the actual answer? How close was your math? Calculate the percent error for each.