Probability KS2

A Bit of a Dicey Problem

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?

Same or Different?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Anna and Becky put one purple cube and two yellow cubes into a bag to play a game. Is the game fair? Explain your answer.

Tricky Track

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

The Twelve Pointed Star Game

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?

Odds or Sixes?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

Winning the Lottery

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?

Probably ...

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

You'll need to work in a group for this problem. The idea is to decide, as a group, whether you agree or disagree with each statement.

Birdwatch

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a look at this data from the RSPB 2011 Birdwatch. What can you say about the data?