All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the
game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
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?
Two dice are RED and one is GREEN.
Roll the dice and add up the numbers on the two RED dice and then subtract the number on the GREEN.
So if one RED is $4$ and the other RED is $5$ and the GREEN is $3$ we should add together $4$ and $5$ to make $9$ and then subtract the $3$ so that gives us a final answer of $6$.
You'll need to roll these dice many times and see what numbers you make each time by doing the addition and subtraction.
In this game it would be good to find out:-
Now have a go!
Printable NRICH Roadshow resource.