# Probability

This collection of resources is produced by the Core Maths Support Programme to support the implementation of Core Maths. The collection contains a range of activities all designed to enable students to use and apply probability in unfamiliar contexts.

## Resources

### Gambling

This Core Maths task investigates various aspects of gambling. Students investigate various aspects of gambling and helps develop a realistic assessment of the risks involved. Students will need a good understanding of theoretical and experimental probability.

Gambling: Teacher guidance...

### Normal distribution

This Core Maths activity gives students the opportunity to practise using the Normal Distribution to solve problems in a variety of situations.

Students calculate and interpret mean and standard deviation and draw diagrams such as a box plot.They need a good understanding of how to calculate ...

### Nuffield: can they tell the difference?

This resource links to a series of resources for Level 3 statistics developed by the Nuffield Foundation.

They deal with probability and hypothesis testing in a variety of different areas, making use of proportion, significance test, null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis, normal distribution, mean,...

### Pinball wizard

This Core Maths PowerPoint presentation explores a game using a quincunx. Students are asked to consider possible prize structures for the games and are introduced to Pascal’s triangle.