Is it Fair: The Two Cube Game?
In this activity you will use a Scratch Applet to roll two
cubes many times. The object is to see if you can predict
who will come up most often and win the race.
- You should see something like the figure below. In
this case the computer rolled two cubes 111 times and 8
is in the lead. Can you predict which number is going to
- Open the Rolling
Cube Microworld. Click on the green flag.
- What happened this time?
- Can you predict now which number will win? Why?
- Is this a fair game? In other words, does each number
have the same chance of winning? Explain.