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# CPM Course 2 – Chapter 5

### Probability and Solving Word Problems

During this chapter students look at part-to-whole relationships and how they connect to percentages. The themes are probability and solving word problems.  During this chapter students will:

• Find percentages and solve for missing values using equivalent ratios and the linear diagram.
• Create systematic lists, probability trees and probability tables to determine the probability of compound events.
• Develop the 5-D Process as a method for solving situational word problems. (Describe/Draw important concepts, Define the terms, Do the math, Decide if correct)

#### Homework help for this chapter is here

Homework help offers tips, strategies and sometimes solutions for every homework question in this chapter.

#### Practice/Activities/Games

• Parent Guide from CPM for this chapter is here
• Khan academy videos on probability are here