# Resources tagged with: Theoretical probability

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##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What statements can you make about the car that passes the school gates at 11am on Monday? How will you come up with statements and test your ideas?

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that
Terry wins when the middle ball is red?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Roll two red dice and a green dice. Add the two numbers on the red dice and take away the number on the green. What are all the different possible answers?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding
their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more
likely to win?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Bipin is in a game show and he has picked a red ball out of 10
balls. He wins a large sum of money, but can you use the
information to decided what he should do next?

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

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

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Mrs. Smith had emptied packets of chocolate-covered mice, plastic
frogs and gummi-worms into a cauldron for treats. What treat is
Trixie most likely to pick out?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Anna and Becky put one purple cube and two yellow cubes into a bag
to play a game. Is the game fair? Explain your answer.

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Kaia is sure that her father has worn a particular tie twice a week in at least five of the last ten weeks, but her father disagrees. Who do you think is right?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

You'll need to work in a group for this problem. The idea is to
decide, as a group, whether you agree or disagree with each
statement.