Use probability to determine the fairness of a game of chance.
Define each of the terms below and be sure to use them when you discuss the activity below with your classmates.
Two fair coins, Two six-sided number cubes, Paper and pen
Consider the three games below for the activity.
|Game A||Two players each toss one coin. If two heads turn up, the first player wins. If a head and a tail turn up, the second player wins. If two tails turn up, you play again.|
|Game B||Two players each roll a number cube. If the sum of the numbers is odd, the first player gets 1 point. If the sum is even, the second player gets 1 point.|
|Game C||Two players each roll a number cube. If the product of the numbers is odd, the first player gets 1 point. If the product is even, the second player gets 1 point.|
How can you use probability to help you determine whether a decision is fair?
Use probabilities to make fair decisions.