University of Birmingham
University of Birmingham
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'Using Maths to Win Game Shows' Masterclass

University event offered by University of Birmingham

Event Summary:

Masterclasses are designed to allow learners to experience what learning is like at university. To find out more about our Masterclass Programme or to submit a booking request, please visit our website: www.birmingham.ac.uk/masterclasses

Full Event Details:

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you were on ‘Deal or No Deal’ or ‘The Million Pound Drop’? In this session we’ll look at the mathematics and probability underlying the best strategies in a variety of games including these. The problems will build on the topics covered in probability and statistics components of the GCSE syllabus, and there will be a variety of problems to suit different abilities.

Dates: Wednesday 4 November 2015 and Wednesday 2nd December 2015
Time: 1.00–3.00pm
Subject area: Mathematics
Year group: 10/11

*Please note that all participants in the University of Birmingham Masterclass programme, must be attending a state funded school or college. For full terms and conditions please refer to the masterclass brochure, which can be found at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/masterclasses

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1



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