Resources tagged with: Equally likely outcomes

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What Do You Know about Probability? (2)

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What are the likelihoods of different events when you roll a dice?

Which Spinners?

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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. . . .

Flippin' Discs

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Discs are flipped in the air. You win if all the faces show the same colour. What is the probability of winning?

Two's Company

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Seven balls are shaken. You win if the two blue balls end up touching. What is the probability of winning?

Misunderstanding Randomness

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which of these ideas about randomness are actually correct?

Can't Find a Coin?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you generate a set of random results? Can you fool the random simulator?

Cosy Corner

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Six balls are shaken. You win if at least one red ball ends in a corner. What is the probability of winning?

What Do You Know about Probability? (1)

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What is special about dice?
How can we use dice to explore probability?

Boy or Girl?

Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

Will the witch make a profit or loss?

Master Minding

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Your partner chooses two beads and places them side by side behind a screen. What is the minimum number of guesses you would need to be sure of guessing the two beads and their positions?

Connect Three

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

In this game the winner is the first to complete a row of three. Are some squares easier to land on than others?