The King showed the Princess a map of the maze and the Princess was
allowed to decide which room she would wait in. She was not allowed
to send a copy to her lover who would have to guess which path to
follow. Which room should she wait in to give her lover the
greatest chance of finding her?
Your partner chooses two beads and places them side by side behind a screen. What is the minimum number of guesses you would need to be sure of guessing the two beads and their positions?
7 balls are shaken in a container. You win if the two blue balls
touch. What is the probability of winning?
Tamsin from Ringmer Primary School
correctly states that
Congratulations to Thomas from Dalton
School in New York for his correct solution:
Emma from St. Paul's Girls' School also
Adan from Bancroft's uses Pascal's Triangle to
help him determine the total number of possible combinations:
Firstly you must match the number of discs with the line of that
number but one higher.