In this investigation, students learn how to create a fair game, i.e. a game that provides equal likelihood of “winning” to all players, as they explore a process to find cases in which the probability of taking out two marbles of the same color is equal to the probability of taking out two marbles of different colors.
Math Concepts: probability sample space tree diagram triangular numbers
MYP Related Concepts: equivalence patterns
MYP Key Concepts: creativity logic
MYP Global Context: Fairness and Development