Are these domino games fair? Can you explain why or why not?
You'll need to work in a group for this problem. The idea is to
decide, as a group, whether you agree or disagree with each
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?
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?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?
Anna and Becky put one purple cube and two yellow cubes into a bag
to play a game. Is the game fair? Explain your answer.
Look at the changes in results on some of the athletics track events at the Olympic Games in 1908 and 1948. Compare the results for 2012.
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?
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?