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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to apply the property that the probabilities of an exhaustive set of mutually exclusive events sum to 1".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Hi-Low Predictions A version of the Play Your Cards Right TV show. Calculate the probabilities of cards being higher or lower.
- Pin Drop Estimate the probability of a drawing pin landing point up from experimental data.
- Probability Basic probability questions in an online exercise.
- Probability Video A reminder of how to work out basic probability leading to simple combined events and expected values.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*There are only crayons in a pencil case and the crayons are either orange, purple or brown.*" ... more - "
*At the Trantown annual Fayre there are a number of different sideshows designed to raise money for cancer research. Roger is looking after two of these, the lucky dip and the raffle.*" ... more

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