Fair Trials with Two Dice

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Life's not fair, but dice games should be. After playing a two-person game with a pair of dice, scholars investigate the fairness of the game. They consider the number of possible outcomes using the fundamental counting principle and compare the number of favorable outcomes for each person.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Place learners in the same groups as in the previous lesson for consistency
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires dice and counters
  • This is the third of six installments in the Statistics & Probability unit
Pros

  • Includes printable recording sheets for the game
  • Lists some suggestions for assessing understanding
Cons

  • None