How could you compare different situation where something random happens ? What sort of things might be the same ? What might be different ?

When five dice are rolled together which do you expect to see more often, no sixes or all sixes ?

If a coin rolls and lands on a set of concentric circles what is the chance that the coin touches a line ?

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

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

By exploring the concept of scale invariance, find the probability that a random piece of real data begins with a 1.

Can you build a distribution with the maximum theoretical spread?

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.

In Classical times the Pythagorean philosophers believed that all things were made up from a specific number of tiny indivisible particles called ‘monads’. Each object contained a different number of particles, and so they believed that ‘everything was number’.