An understanding of chance and probability is becoming more and more important in our lives. This feature is intended to help you gain a good understanding of how probability can help you make better choices and challenge commonly-held misconceptions.

The last day for sending in solutions to our live problems is the 7th December.

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### In the bag

Can you guess the colours of the 10 marbles in the bag? Can you develop an effective strategy for reaching 1000 points in the least number of rounds?

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### What does random look like?

Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.

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### The Better Choice

Here are two games you can play. Which offers the better chance of winning?

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### Last one standing

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

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### Same Number!

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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### Mathsland National Lottery

Can you work out the probability of winning the Mathsland National Lottery?

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### Probability - Stage 3

Working on these problems will help you develop a better understanding of probability.

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### Probability - Stage 4

Working on these problems will help you develop a better understanding of probability.