University of Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Our masterclasses are designed to allow learners to experience what learning is like at a selective Russell Group university. Most masterclasses are two hours long and are normally held in the Autumn Term between 1.00–3.00pm on a Wednesday afternoon. at University of Birmingham

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'Using Mathematics to Win Game Shows' Masterclass

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Event Summary:

Our masterclasses are designed to allow learners to experience what learning is like at a selective Russell Group university. Most masterclasses are two hours long and are normally held in the Autumn Term between 1.00–3.00pm on a Wednesday afternoon.

Full Event Details:

Date Wednesday 2 November 2016, Wednesday 30 November 2016
Time 1.00–3.00pm
Subject area Mathematics
Year group Year 10/11

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you were on Deal or No Deal, The Million Pound Drop or The Weakest Link? 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.

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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