Prize Winner, Part 3
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Experimental probability
You will use your Algebra II Journal on this page.
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Compare your simulation results (the experimental probability) with the theoretical probabilities.
Algebra II Journal: Reflection 2
Complete the chart shown below in your Algebra II Journal .
Prize 
Probability to Win THEORETICAL 
Probability to Win 

Small 
$\frac{12}{27}$ 

Medium 
$\frac{6}{27}$ 

Large 
$\frac{1}{27}$ 
Out of your fifty (or more) trials, what is the probability that you win a small prize? Medium prize? Large prize? Record these probabilities in the chart you copied.
Respond to the following question in your Algebra II Journal and submit to your teacher.
 Compare the experimental probabilities with the theoretical probabilities. What conclusions can you draw?
 If you played this game, what prize would you try for? Use the results of your simulation to support your answer.