Probability - Conditional

Playing Squash

Age 16 to 18

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.

Dicey Dice

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Invent a set of three dice where each one is better than one of the others?

Rain or Shine

Age 16 to 18 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.

Put Out

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

After transferring balls back and forth between two bags the probability of selecting a green ball from bag 2 is 3/5. How many green balls were in bag 2 at the outset?

X-dice

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore these X-dice with numbers other than 1 to 6 on their faces. Which one is best?