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Title: Two-dice horse race
Authors: Foster, Colin
Martin, David
Keywords: Teaching
Statistics
Simulations to estimate probabilities
Two‐dice experiment
Markov processes
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Wiley © The Authors, Teaching Statistics, Teaching Statistics Trust
Citation: FOSTER, C. and MARTIN, D., 2016. Two-dice horse race. Teaching Statistics, 38 (3), pp.98-101.
Abstract: 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.
Description: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: FOSTER, C. and MARTIN, D., 2016. Two-dice horse race. Teaching Statistics, 38 (3), pp.98-101, which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/test.12108. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1111/test.12108
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/36828
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/test.12108
ISSN: 0141-982X
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