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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?
Which of these games would you play to give yourself the best possible chance of winning a prize?
Here are two games you can play. Which offers the better chance of winning?
This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?
If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?
Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.
Move your counters through this snake of cards and see how far you can go. Are you surprised by where you end up?
Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?
Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?
How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?
Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?
Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.