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Two-dice horse race

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posted on 07.02.2019, 17:15 by Colin Foster, David Martin
We analyse the “two-dice horse race” task often used in lower secondary school, in which two ordinary dice are thrown repeatedly and each time the sum of the scores determines which horse (numbered 1 to 12) moves forwards one space.

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  • Science

Department

  • Mathematics Education Centre

Published in

Teaching Statistics

Volume

38

Issue

3

Pages

98 - 101

Citation

FOSTER, C. and MARTIN, D., 2016. Two-dice horse race. Teaching Statistics, 38 (3), pp.98-101.

Publisher

Wiley © The Authors, Teaching Statistics, Teaching Statistics Trust

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2016-05-20

Notes

This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: FOSTER, C. and MARTIN, D., 2016. Two-dice horse race. Teaching Statistics, 38 (3), pp.98-101, which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/test.12108. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.

ISSN

0141-982X

eISSN

1467-9639

Language

en

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