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Odd Dice

Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

These strange dice are rolled. What is the probability that the sum obtained is an odd number?

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Ante Up

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Use cunning to work out a strategy to win this game.

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Who's the Winner?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

When two closely matched teams play each other, what is the most likely result?

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Winning Marble

Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

How can this prisoner escape?

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An Introduction to Tree Diagrams

Age 11 to 16

This article explains how tree diagrams are constructed and helps you to understand how they can be used to calculate probabilities.

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Like Father Like Son

Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

What is the chance I will have a son who looks like me?

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Same Number!

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

If everyone in your class picked a number from 1 to 225, do you think any two people would pick the same number?

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Chances Are

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which of these games would you play to give yourself the best possible chance of winning a prize?

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Which Spinners?

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

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Squash

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

If the score is 8-8 do I have more chance of winning if the winner is the first to reach 9 points or the first to reach 10 points?

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Succession in Randomia

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

By tossing a coin one of three princes is chosen to be the next King of Randomia. Does each prince have an equal chance of taking the throne?

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Card Game (a Simple Version of Clock Patience)

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over... You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .

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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.

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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.

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In a Box

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Chris and Jo put two red and four blue ribbons in a box. They each pick a ribbon from the box without looking. Jo wins if the two ribbons are the same colour. Is the game fair?

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Genetics

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

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Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.