Students are required to prepare and submit a probability and statistical research project by:
obtaining data to investigate rolling multiple dice
collecting and analysing data to investigate this as a mathematical problem.
calculating probabilities and most likely outcomes
calculating measures of central tendency such as mean, median and mode
calculating measures of spread such as variance, standard deviation and IQR
reaching conclusions and predicting trends based on the findings of the investigation.
Data for analysis may be downloaded from websites such as anydice.com or generated using an Excel spreadsheet which
simulates rolling 100 dice rolls.
Students should refer to the Moodle site for additional resources and information.
Each student is required to submit the all following documents:
A Project Report:
o An electronic copy of the Project Report must be uploaded to Moodle. Students should include graphs and
calculations from a their statistical analysis in the document.
o A MS Word document is preferred.
A Statistical Analysis Spreadsheet:
o An electronic copy of the Statistical Analysis Spreadsheet must also be uploaded to Moodle.
o A MS Excel document is preferred.
TASK DOCUMENTS (on Moodle): Home ► Assessment ► T2 Project
SUBMISSION METHOD: 6:00pm, Friday, 5 February 2021 Electronic submission through Moodle
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