Roll two red dice and a green dice. Add the two numbers on the red dice and take away the number on the green. What are all the different possibilities that could come up?
All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the
game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Jannis from Northcross Intermediate said:
Making the point that they're probabilities so
you can't be sure.
Matthew and James from Stradbroke Primary did
an experiment, and found that they picked the same tie twice in 9
out of 10 weeks. Ege and Onur from FMV Ozel Erenkoy Isik Primary
School, Turkey, also did experiments, and you can find their
results here and here .
Some people have tried to calculate the
probability of picking the same tie twice, but none correctly yet.
Here is what happened when we tried the experiment: