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What's Your Mean?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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Can You Find ... Random Variable Edition

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you create random variables satisfying certain conditions?

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Binomial or Not?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Are these scenarios described by the binomial distribution?

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Binomial Conditions

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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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Understanding Hypotheses

Age 14 to 18

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

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Distribution Maker

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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Data Matching

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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Time to Evolve 2

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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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What Is a Random Variable, Really?

Age 16 to 18

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

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Introducing Distributions

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 ?

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Random Squares

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

What is a random pattern?

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Epidemic Modelling

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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Random Inequalities

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you build a distribution with the maximum theoretical spread?

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Aim High

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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