planetqhe and the IB Random Behaviour Experimental vs Theoretical Compound Events I Compound Events II Expectations and Distributions Distributions and Hypotheses Probability in the real world Home Contact
Essential Questions Heads and Tails Coin simulation Birthdays USA 1978 Snowflakes Sequences Random binomials Benford's law Random triangles
Essential Questions:
  • What is the meaning of the word "Random"?

  • How can you  recognise random behaviour?

  • Can random behaviour look non-random?

  • How can you make outcomes "equally likely"?

  • What is 'luck'?

  • "It's a small world" - discuss.

  • "Fortune favours the brave" - discuss.

  • My home was washed away in the floods last year. I rebuilt it on the same spot - no way can it flood here again - discuss.