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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Published inTeaching Statistics
Pages98 - 101
CitationFOSTER, C. and MARTIN, D., 2016. Two-dice horse race. Teaching Statistics, 38 (3), pp.98-101.
PublisherWiley © The Authors, Teaching Statistics, Teaching Statistics Trust
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NotesThis 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.