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A container holds $3$ red balls, $2$ blue balls and $1$ yellow
The balls are identical in all ways except colour.
Shake the container, and look at how the balls settle in the
You win if at least one of the red
balls is in a corner.
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Did you win?
Complete several shakes and look at your results.
Approximately how often do you think you would win if you completed
Make a prediction and then check it by doing the experiment.
Can you explain how to work out the
theoretical probability of winning?
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