Each lottery ticket has 6 numbers and you win a top prize if your 6 numbers match the 6 numbers chosen that […]
In the Lucky Numbers Game 6 balls are numbered 1 to 6 and 3 balls are chosen at random without replacing any of the balls so that 3 different winning numbers are chosen.
When you play this game you get a ticket with 3 numbers written on it.
You win a prize if […]
Two dice are RED and one is GREEN.
So if one RED is 4 and the other RED is 5 and the GREEN is 3 we should add together 4 and 5 to […]
Najwa and Zuki play a game.
They put two red and two blue ribbons in a box. They pull out two ribbons at the same time without looking at the colours.
Najwa wins if both ribbons are the same colour.
Zuki wins if the two ribbons are different colours.
Is this a fair […]
A motorist plans to drive to Cradock. Event X is that he arrives at his destination in less than 3 hours. He estimates that the probability of it snowing is 1/6 and the probability of event X if it snowed is 1/10.
What is the probability that it snows and he gets there in […]
In Game A you pick out two balls at random from a bag containing balls numbered 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.. If the total is even you win. If it is odd you lose. Are you equally likely to win or to lose (a fair game)?
A container holds 4 yellow balls, 2 blue balls and a red ball. The balls are identical in all ways except colour. When you shake the container the balls settle into a hexagonal pattern as shown in the diagram.
You win if two blue balls touch.
How many different ways can […]
Including February 29th how many different birthdays can there be? Start with any 3 people A, B and C. What is the probability that B has a different birthday from […]
What if the group has more than twelve people?
What about a group of 2 people? What is the probability they have birthdays in different months?