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# Being Resourceful - Statistics

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Age 14 to 16

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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?

Age 11 to 14

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Seven balls are shaken. You win if the two blue balls end up touching. What is the probability of winning?

Age 11 to 14

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Six balls are shaken. You win if at least one red ball ends in a corner. What is the probability of winning?

Age 11 to 14

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Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

Age 14 to 18

Challenge Level

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

Age 11 to 14

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If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?

Age 11 to 14

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Move your counters through this snake of cards and see how far you can go. Are you surprised by where you end up?

Age 14 to 16

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Imagine a room full of people who keep flipping coins until they get a tail. Will anyone get six heads in a row?

Age 11 to 14

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Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.

Age 14 to 18

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Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?

Age 11 to 16

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Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?

Age 14 to 16

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Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

Age 11 to 14

Challenge Level

Play around with sets of five numbers and see what you can discover about different types of average...