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Broad Topics > Stage 5 Statistics Mapping Document > SM - Advanced probability

### Why Do People Find Probability Unintuitive and Difficult?

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

Uncertain about the likelihood of unexpected events? You are not alone!

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Use combinatoric probabilities to work out the probability that you are genetically unique!

### The Derren Brown Coin Flipping Scam

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Calculate probabilities associated with the Derren Brown coin scam in which he flipped 10 heads in a row.

### Knock-out

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Before a knockout tournament with 2^n players I pick two players. What is the probability that they have to play against each other at some point in the tournament?

### Ante Up

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Use cunning to work out a strategy to win this game.

### Succession in Randomia

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

By tossing a coin one of three princes is chosen to be the next King of Randomia. Does each prince have an equal chance of taking the throne?

### Dicey Decisions

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you devise a fair scoring system when dice land edge-up or corner-up?

### Weekly Challenge 37: Magic Bag

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

A weekly challenge concerning combinatorical probability.

### Taking Chances Extended

##### Stage: 4 and 5

This article, for students and teachers, is mainly about probability, the mathematical way of looking at random chance.

### Bet You a Million

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Heads or Tails - the prize doubles until you win it. How much would you pay to play?

### Snooker

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

A player has probability 0.4 of winning a single game. What is his probability of winning a 'best of 15 games' tournament?

### Spinners

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each other?

### Teams

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Two brothers belong to a club with 10 members. Four are selected for a match. Find the probability that both brothers are selected.

### Snooker Frames

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

It is believed that weaker snooker players have a better chance of winning matches over eleven frames (i.e. first to win 6 frames) than they do over fifteen frames. Is this true?