Do your own experiments using number cards to play the games and pick 2 cards at random each time.
In Game A an envelope or bag contains balls, or cards, numbered 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Pick out two balls or cards at random. If the total is even you win. […]
Each lottery ticket has 6 numbers and you win a top prize if your 6 numbers match the 6 numbers chosen that […]
A staircase has 12 steps. You can go down the steps one at a time or two at time.
You could go down 1 step, then 1 step, then 2 steps, then 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1 as in the picture.
In how many different ways […]
Record each arrangement.
Now try 4 counters.
What about […]
Najwa and Zuki play a game.
They put two red and four 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.
You could play the […]
Practical activities like shaking hands, taking 2 books from a shelf and drawing the mystic rose pattern lead to understanding how to find the sum of a series and how and why different methods lead to the same result. These activities give learners the opportunity to develop logical thinking, and problem solving […]
Here is one way to do it. How many other ways can you find? Explain your answer.
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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 […]