id: 06624237
dt: j
an: 2016e.00907
au: Foster, Colin; Martin, David
ti: Two-dice horse race.
so: Teach. Stat. 38, No. 3, 98-101 (2016).
py: 2016
pu: Wiley (Wiley-Blackwell), Oxford; Teaching Statistics Trust (TST) c/o
University of Plymouth, Faculty of Education, Royal Statistical Society
Centre for Statistical Education (RSSCSE), Plymouth, Devon
la: EN
cc: K53 K93
ut: teaching; statistics; simulations to estimate probabilities; two-dice
experiment; Markov processes
ci:
li: doi:10.1111/test.12108
ab: Summary: We analyse the “two-dice horse race” task often used in lower
secondary school, in which two ordinary dice are thrown repeatedly and
each time the sum of the scores determines which horse (numbered 1 to
12) moves forwards one space.
rv: