Activity: MathThink  Activity Dice Difference Problem 


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Description:  This an applet for determining the expectation of winning if differences of 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 are used to set up a dice game. For instance, if Player A has 1, 2, and 3 as differences, does he have an advantage over Player B, who has differences of 4 & 5? And what is the ratio of the wins for Player A vs. the wins of Player B if numerous rolls of the dice are used, say 60?  
Technology Type:  Flash  
Author:  Linda FahlbergStojanovska  
Language:  English  
Cost:  Does not require payment for use  
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Courses:  Math 4  Probability  
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