# Probability

## Numeracy Legends and The Zerda Fox

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Numeracy Legends and The Zerda Fox is a memory challenge and probability evaluation game. In the game there are multiple uncertainty factors, accompanied by action and route options, building up thousands of probability combinations.

Elementary
Middle
Content Area:
Math
Play Time:
20 min.

## Very Improbable Story, A

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Ethan wakes up one morning to find a very strange cat stuck on his head. The cat, Odds, refuses to budge until Ethan wins a game of probability. Without looking, Ethan must pick out a dime from his coin collection or two matching socks from his dresser, or do something else improbable. If he doesn't, Odds is there to stay, and Ethan has a 100% chance of missing his big soccer game.

## Machi Koro

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Welcome to the city of Machi Koro. You've just been elected Mayor. Congrats! Unfortunately the citizens have some pretty big demands: jobs, a theme park, a couple of cheese factories and maybe even a radio tower.

Middle
High
Content Area:
Other
Play Time:
30 min.

## Qwixx

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Qwixx is a quick-playing dice game in which everyone participates, no matter whose turn it is. Each player has a scoresheet with the numbers 2-12 in rows of red and yellow and the numbers 12-2 in rows of green and blue.

Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area:
Math
Library
Play Time:
15 min.

## Roll for It!

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Roll For It! is a casual, family-friendly dice and card game. Each player starts the game with six dice of a single color, and three target cards are laid face-up on the table.

Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area:
Math
Special Education
Play Time:
15 min.

## Can't Stop

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In this Sid Sackson classic, players must press their luck with dice and choose combinations tactically to close out three columns.

Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area:
Math
Play Time:
25 min.

## Formula D

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Formula D is a high stakes Formula One type racing game where the players race simulated cars with the hope of crossing the finish line first. This is a re-release of Formula Dé with several changes from the original format.

Middle
High
Content Area:
Math
Play Time:
60 min.

## Plucky Pilots

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According to an old legend about the volcanic island Habanabi, there lies deep beneath the sea a shipwreck full of gold. The time has come, it seems, for the sea to give away its bounty as suddenly, gold coins are washed all over the shore!

Elementary
Middle
Content Area:
Math
Special Education
Play Time:
15 min.

## Probability, Part 2: Probability Complement and Tree Diagrams (2003)

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--calculating the complement of an event (the probability of the event not occurring)
--the changing probabilities of each of three events occurring in a small number trial experiment without replacement
--representing all possible outcomes from multiple events with a tree diagram

Middle
High
Length:
00:15

## Probability, Part 1: Experiment, Theory and Odds (2003)

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--expressing a probability between certainty and impossible as the likelihood of an uncertain event occurring
--conducting and recording probability experiments using small and large number trials with replacement
--calculating the theoretical probability of a particular event occurring
--expressing probabilities as odds