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Advanced Maths Lesson Starters

Here is a list of advanced Maths lesson starters suitable for students studying for A Level, IB, Advanced placement etc.

In addition, many of the 'Starter of the Day' activities are easily developed for the more able student.

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Best Dice: Which of the unusual dice would you choose to give you the best chance of winning the prize?  [Topic(s): Probability]


Biased Coin: Use a biased coin to obtain a fair result  [Topic(s): Probability]


How Many Left Handers?: Work out the number of members if the probability of left-handed members being randomly selected is given.  [Topic(s): Probability]


Other Child's Gender: What is the probability that the other child is also a boy?  [Topic(s): Probability]


Unfinished Game: Share the prize in a fair ratio according to the probability of each player willing.  [Topic(s): Ratio, Probability]


 

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Great Expectation

Great Expectation

An interactive online activity requiring logical thinking and a certain amount of luck. Numbers 1 to 6 are presented randomly and are to be used to produce two 2-digit numbers. Can you ensure that the first number is greater than the second?

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Systematic Listing

Systematic Listing

Apply systematic listing strategies to find the number of combinations and permutations of choices. So far this activity has been accessed 19 times and 4 people have earned a Transum Trophy for completing it.

 

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