The pot contains 10 counters which are being randomly removed and replaced. How many of each colour do you think are in the pot?
Is it true that most numbers begin with the digit one? Think of numbers you see everyday and it is a surprising fact that so many of them begin with a one. Can you think why this is true?
Choose your own numbers for your bingo card. The caller uses two dice and adds the numbers together.
Throw two dice and multiply the scores. Investigate the different products you can obtain. What about adding? What about using three dice?
Use a frequency tree to show two or more events and the number of times they occurred.
An interactive online activity requiring logical thinking and a certain amount of luck to place the digits on the correct side of the inequality sign.
The teacher has a set of six cards numbered 1 to 6. They are placed face down on the teachers desk so that the teacher can pick up one at random which students then have to fit onto a grid.
A version of the Play Your Cards Right TV show. Calculate the probabilities of cards being higher or lower.
The houses in Mathsland are all three storeys tall. Each storey is painted using one colour. How many ways can the houses be painted?
Arrange some statements in order according to the probability of them happening. Compare your opinion with thousands of others.
A customised online calculator for quickly finding areas under the normal distribution curve.
A simulation of a Quincunx (Galton Board) which can be used to create the bell shaped curve of the normal distribution.
Show that you know which formula (as given in the IB Formula Booklet) to use for each probability question. A drag and drop challenge.
Hang out the washing on the line so that the probability words on the t-shirts are in order.
A visual aid to highlight the vocabulary of probability and to debate the relationship between the given words.
A game involving chance and choice requiring an ability to calculate the remainder when a two digit number is divided by a single digit number.
A race between 12 snails. Which snail is most likely to win? This is the students' version of the race simulation.
Twelve snails have a race based on the sum of two dice. This is the teachers' version of the race simulation.
A game for two players who compete to make the largest possible number from randomly selected cards.
Gambling is never a good idea and this activity might help you understand the mathematics involved.
Calculate the probability of independent and dependent combined events using tree diagrams.
An interactive visual aid showing the possibility space obtained when throwing two dice
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