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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to use a probability model to predict the outcomes of future experiments; understand that empirical unbiased samples tend towards theoretical probability distributions, with increasing sample size".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Dice Bingo Choose your own numbers for your bingo card. The caller uses two dice and adds the numbers together.
- Pin Drop Estimate the probability of a drawing pin landing point up from experimental data.
- Plinko Probability A simulation of a Quincunx (Galton Board) which can be used to create the bell shaped curve of the normal distribution.
- The Maths of Gambling Gambling is never a good idea and this activity might help you understand the mathematics involved.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*The following table shows the probabilities of winning certain prizes at a stall in Faulton Towers theme park. A prize is always given for every turn.*" ... more - "
*A bag contains balls that are red, blue, green or yellow.*" ... more - "
*A game at a fayre consists of a players throwing one dart at the board pictured below.**The probability of hitting each region and the points scored for hitting that region is given in this table.*" ... more

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