Games of probability. What are my chances?. Activity 1: Simple probability: . Roll a single die (6 faces). What is the probability of each number showing on top?. Assume the die is fair. Roll two dice. Activity 2: Independence of two trials: . Roll a die and toss a coin:
What are my chances?
Assume the die is fair
Answer: 1/6 * 1/3 = 1/18
Activity 3: Who is the winner? head is 2/3.
Activity 4: Don’t be fooled head is 2/3.
You win $3 when you win, you only lose $2 when you lose…. Do you think you can make money by playing on?
DON’T BE FOOLED!