Racing Game with One Die

Pupils roll a die to figure out which car advances on a race track. They determine the rules for each car moving forward and, given the statistics of the winner, compare if it matches their predictions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign a problem to make one of the cars have a slight advantage
  • Lead a discussion on determining whether the race is fair
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should understand probability and independence
Pros

  • Includes a one-die or two-dice option
  • Gives users the option to run one race at a time or display results of several races at once
Cons

  • None