Resources tagged with: Tree diagrams

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Ante Up

Age 16 to 18
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Use cunning to work out a strategy to win this game.

Rain or Shine

Age 16 to 18
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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.

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.

Squash

Age 16 to 18
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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?

In a Box

Age 14 to 16
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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?

Chances Are

Age 14 to 16
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Which of these games would you play to give yourself the best possible chance of winning a prize?

Which Spinners?

Age 14 to 18
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Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

Succession in Randomia

Age 16 to 18
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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?

Same Number!

Age 14 to 16
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If everyone in your class picked a number from 1 to 225, do you think any two people would pick the same number?

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.

Dropouts

Age 14 to 16 Short
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What percentage of students who graduate have never been to France?

Who's the Winner?

Age 14 to 16
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When two closely matched teams play each other, what is the most likely result?

Like Father Like Son

Age 14 to 16
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What is the chance I will have a son who looks like me?

Winning Marble

Age 14 to 16 Short
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How can this prisoner escape?

Odd Dice

Age 14 to 16 Short
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These strange dice are rolled. What is the probability that the sum obtained is an odd number?

Do You Brush Your Teeth Every Day?

Age 14 to 18
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How can we find out answers to questions like this if people often lie?

Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16
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Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

Genetics

Age 14 to 16
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A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.