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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?

### Odds and Evens Made Fair

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

In this follow-up to the problem Odds and Evens, we invite you to analyse a probability situation in order to find the general solution for a fair game.

### The Random World

##### Age 11 to 18

Think that a coin toss is 50-50 heads or tails? Read on to appreciate the ever-changing and random nature of the world in which we live.

### 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?

### Coin Tossing Games

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

You and I play a game involving successive throws of a fair coin. Suppose I pick HH and you pick TH. The coin is thrown repeatedly until we see either two heads in a row (I win) or a tail followed by. . . .

### Win or Lose?

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

A gambler bets half the money in his pocket on the toss of a coin, winning an equal amount for a head and losing his money if the result is a tail. After 2n plays he has won exactly n times. Has. . . .

### Red or Black Spinner

##### Age 3 to 16 Challenge Level:

A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .

### Mathsland National Lottery

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

Can you work out the probability of winning the Mathsland National Lottery? Try our simulator to test out your ideas.

### Last One Standing

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

Imagine a room full of people who keep flipping coins until they get a tail. Will anyone get six heads in a row?

### The Derren Brown Coin Flipping Scam

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

Calculate probabilities associated with the Derren Brown coin scam in which he flipped 10 heads in a row.

### 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?

### Which Spinners?

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

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

### 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?

### Stop or Dare

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.

### Taking Chances Extended

##### Age 14 to 18

This article, for students and teachers, is mainly about probability, the mathematical way of looking at random chance.

### Football World Cup Simulation

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

### 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?

### Lottery Simulator

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to make at once.

### The Mean Game

##### Age 16 to 18

Edward Wallace based his A Level Statistics Project on The Mean Game. Each picks 2 numbers. The winner is the player who picks a number closest to the mean of all the numbers picked.

### Thank Your Lucky Stars

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

A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ... What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .

### Probably a Code?

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

Is the regularity shown in this encoded message noise or structure?

### Investigating Epidemics

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Very Old Man

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

Is the age of this very old man statistically believable?