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Playing Squash

Stage: 5

Playing squash involves lots of mathematics. This article explores the mathematics of a squash match and how a knowledge of probability could influence the choices you make.

Squash

Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

If the score is 8-8 do I have more chance of winning if the winner is the first to reach 9 points or the first to reach 10 points?

Like Father Like Son

Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level:

What is the chance I will have a son who looks like me?

Genetics

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

An Introduction to Tree Diagrams

Stage: 3 and 4

This article explains how tree diagrams are constructed and helps you to understand how they can be used to calculate probabilities.

Same Number!

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

If everyone in your class picked a number from 1 to 225, do you think any two people would pick the same number?

Who's the Winner?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

When two closely matched teams play each other, what is the most likely result?

Investigating Epidemics

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

Chances Are

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which of these games would you play to give yourself the best possible chance of winning a prize?

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?

In a Box

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Chris and Jo put two red and four blue ribbons in a box. They each pick a ribbon from the box without looking. Jo wins if the two ribbons are the same colour. Is the game fair?

Card Game (a Simple Version of Clock Patience)

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over... You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .

Which Spinners?

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

Rain or Shine

Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Predict future weather using the probability that tomorrow is wet given today is wet and the probability that tomorrow is wet given that today is dry.