Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?
In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding
their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more
likely to win?
Simple dice and spinners tool for experiments.
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?
When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?
Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.