- Tuesday at Lunch
- Thursday 3:30pm-4:30pm
Learn how to combine different kinds of probability using the addition rule and the multiplication rule.
- Learn about Pascals Triangle and how to use it to find combinations for the POW
- Probability Lesson
- A Game of Dice Assignment
8 People in a Circle POW Explanation
A Game of Dice
Scenario: You and a fellow castaway are stranded on a desert island playing dice for the last banana. The person that wins the game of dice, gets to eat the banana and live long enough to get rescued. While the person that losses is destined to perish. With the stakes being so high, who must decide if you will be player 1 or player 2. Below are the rules for this dice game.
Rules: Two players roll one dice
- If the biggest number rolled is one, two, three, or four, player 1 wins.
- If the biggest number rolled is five or six, player 2 wins.
Who has the best probability of winning the game?