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QHE Question:

Imagine you were playing a game with a pair of Sicherman dice like these ones;

which are numbered as follows -  

 your opponent has two regular 6-sided dice numbered 1 to 6;

The winner is the person with the highest total of the two numbers he/she has thrown. 

What do you think will happen -

(a) The Sicherman dice are more likely to win

(b) The regular dice are more likely to win

(c) Each pair of dice is equally likely to win?

The activity below performs a goodness of fit test on the distributions of the two pairs of dice. Can you explain what happens using your knowledge of compound events?


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