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Advanced Probability and Statistics > Probability distributions, expectation and variance

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

How do you choose your planting levels to minimise the total loss
at harvest time?

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Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true?
Or it is impossible to say?

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What is a random pattern?

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How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each
other?

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.

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How is the length of time between the birth of an animal and the birth of its great great ... great grandparent distributed?

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Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

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Are these scenarios described by the binomial distribution?

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When is an experiment described by the binomial distribution? Why do we need both the condition about independence and the one about constant probability?

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Can you create random variables satisfying certain conditions?

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Get into the exponential distribution through an exploration of its
pdf.

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Can you work out the means of these distributions using numerical
methods?

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Typical survey sample sizes are about 1000 people. Why is this?

##### Age 16 to 18

This article offers an advanced perspective on random variables for the interested reader.

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Can you build a distribution with the maximum theoretical spread?

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This tool allows you to create custom-specified random numbers,
such as the total on three dice.

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

When five dice are rolled together which do you expect to see more
often, no sixes or all sixes ?

##### Age 14 to 18

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can the pdfs and cdfs of an exponential distribution intersect?

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.